Unionville High School has 19 National Merit Semi-Finalists
● By Lev
Pictured here are 17 of the 19 National Merit Semi-Finalists at Unionville High School.
On Sept. 11, Unionville High School announced that a record number of seniors had been named as National Merit Semi-Finalists.
A message posted on the school and district websites read, "We received
news that 19 UHS seniors have been named National Merit Semi-Finalists. This is
the largest group of UHS students to receive this recognition. These talented
students scored in the top 1 percent in the country on their 11th grade PSAT
(Preliminary SAT). We are extremely proud of their accomplishments."
To put the numbers in perspective, that means 5.5 percent of Unionville High School students who took the PSAT last October scored in the top 1 percent of students in the nation.
The semi-finalists are: Abhinav Akki, Ryan Andes, Laura Barthold, Daniel Beckman, Atma Bery, Laura Burger, Nicholas Caputo,Haley Christofides, Nikita Iyer, Haley Keglovitis, Shashwat Kishore, Alex Lui, Drew Moses, Jeffrey Phillips, Miles Powell, Tucker Reese, Samir Streatfield, Olivia Young and Beverly Zhuge.