Farmington students among National Merit semifinalists

Thirteen Farmington Public Schools high school students have been named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

They are among 16,000 seniors who have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $33 million that will be offered in the spring. Semifinalists include:

Farmington High School
  • Amanda Balogh
  • Kayley Chandra
  • Daphne Lin
  • Rohan Naik
  • Abigail Radomski
North Farmington High School
  • Suchet Anand
  • Valentine Garland
  • Emily Hanus
Harrison High School
  • Jeffrey Bell
  • Elizabeth Fahling
  • Elizabeth Leonard
  • Likitha Nimmagadda
  • Riya Shah

More than 1.6 million juniors in some 22,000 high schools entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT ® ), which served as an initial screening of program entrants. From the approximately 16,000 semifinalists, about 15,000 are expected to advance to the
finalist level, and will be notified in February.