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2024 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists Announced

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We are #CCPSProud to announce 12 of our seniors have been selected as semifinalists in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented students have the opportunity to compete for 7,140 National Merit Scholarships valued at nearly $28 million. High school juniors entered the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2022 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which serves as an initial screen of program entrants. Congratulations to the following:

  • Nora H. Atkins (Barron Collier High)
  • Akshaye V. Dadlani (Barron Collier High)
  • Anna K. Hintz (Barron Collier High)
  • Madison C. Knoth (Barron Collier High)
  • Yogesh Seenichamy (Barron Collier High)
  • Tongta Vachara (Barron Collier High)
  • Jude A. Bracci (Gulf Coast High)
  • Sophia I. Cadavid-Sanchez (Gulf Coast High)
  • Holam Cheng (Gulf Coast High)
  • Andrew J. Herrmann (Gulf Coast High)
  • Joseph H. Pope (Gulf Coast High)
  • Nicole R. Puchalla (Gulf Coast High)

Click here to read the full news release from the National Merit® Scholarship Program