GHS Student Named National Merit Semifinalist
Glenwood High School senior, Nikhil Gupta, was named a National Merit Semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®)!
There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists this year in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition. About 95 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and approximately half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.