2020 National Merit Semifinalists From PVSchools High Schools

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PVSchools Students Named Semifinalists, Commended in National Merit Program

Tuesday , November 05 , 2019

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has released the names of the 2020 National Merit semifinalists and the 2020 National Merit commended, featuring a plethora of students from Paradise Valley Unified School District.

PVSchools had 12 students make the cut for National Merit semifinalists, while 22 students earned the title of commended student, according to a press release.

Approximately 16,000 students were notified they had qualified as a semifinalist in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

To be considered, semifinalists must advance to finalist standing in the competition. Finalists have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.

Semifinalists will be notified in February 2020 if they are selected as a finalist, a release states.


Excerpts taken from the Scottsdale Independent. Read the full article.