Academic Excellence

Category : Awards

12 PV Seniors Named as 2021 National Merit Finalist

Monday , February 22 , 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 National Merit Finalists

The National Merit® Scholarship Corporation has released the names of the 2021 National Merit Finalists. PVSchools has 12 seniors from Horizon High School, North Canyon High School, Paradise Valley High School, and Pinnacle High School who have received this national recognition.

PVSchools National Merit Finalists

Horizon High School

  • Gabriel Blair
  • Olivia Elmore
  • Michael Sava

North Canyon High School

  • Thomas Weaver

Paradise Valley High School

  • Nicola Ferguson
  • Will Giorza
  • Julius Gorton

Pinnacle High School

  • Ivan Andreopoulos
  • Brynn Kramer
  • Tyler Leonard
  • Angelina Mann
  • David Mirtich

About the National Merit Scholarship Corporation

More than 15,000 of the 16,000 Semifinalists named in September 2020 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. All Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2021.

Beginning in March and continuing to mid-June, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation will notify the finalists that they have been selected to receive a Merit Scholarship award. There are three types of Merit Scholarship awards – National Merit $2,500 Scholarships, Corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards, and College-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards.