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Category : Awards
12 PVSchools Seniors Named as 2021 National Merit Semifinalists
Tuesday , October 27 , 2020
The National Merit® Scholarship Corporation has released the names of the 2021 National Merit Semifinalists. PVSchools is proud to have 12 students from Horizon High School, North Canyon High School, Paradise Valley High School, and Pinnacle High School qualify as Semifinalists.
PVSchools National Merit Semifinalists are:
Horizon High School
North Canyon High School
Paradise Valley High School
Pinnacle High School
About National Merit Scholarship Program
Approximately, 16,000 students are notified that they have qualified as a Semifinalist in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. To be considered for a National Merit® Scholarship, Semifinalists must advance to Finalist standing in the competition. Finalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships that will be offered next spring. Semifinalists will be notified in February 2021 if they are selected as Finalists.
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).