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2021 National Merit Semifinalists Announced

On September 9, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $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. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and more than half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title. Click here to read the full release.

 

Congratulations to the following Collier County Public Schools (CCPS) students who were named NMSC Semifinalists:

 

BARRON COLLIER HIGH SCHOOL

  • Abby Ciabaton
  • Joshua Heyn
  • Dennis Kyrychenko

 

GULF COAST HIGH SCHOOL

  • Adam Bracci
  • Aiden Cahill
  • Mai Dabees
  • Mia Ginsberg
  • Joshua Holloway
  • Mickey Kwa
  • Grace Muesing

 

LELY HIGH SCHOOL

  • Corazon Holloway

 

NAPLES HIGH SCHOOL

  • James Clubley
  • Maya Coleman