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25 EHS students selected as National Merit Semifinalists

Sept. 10, 2020 – Edina Public Schools is pleased to announce  25 EHS students have been selected as National Merit Semifinalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. The program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

Over 1.6 million entrants qualify for the program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Approximately 16,000 students were selected as Semifinalists and will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships.

The following students have been named National Merit Semifinalists:

Avantika Adhikari

Claire Anderson McElligott

Nihar Atri

Claudia Chang

Nicholas Fu

Leo Hickey

Megan Huang

Evan Jiang

Owen Kareken

Allison Koester

Shreya Konkimalla

Ryan Koo

Nicolas Landon

Katherine Lin

Arjun Maheshwari

Yash Mangalick

Thomas Ouyang

Gavin Richards

Henry Rose

Sara Schrag

Richik Sinha Choudhury

Chloe Swanson

Elise Wallen-Friedman

Isaac Wu

Alexis Yi