6 Country Day Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
Cincinnati Country Day School announced that six members of the CCDS Class of 2012 were named National Merit Semifinalists.
The semifinalists are: Audrey McCartney, Amar Mehta, Rebecca Miller, Michael Morgan, Nicholas Niedermeier, and Henry Pease.
The students were selected as semifinalists based on their preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) scores. The six CCDS seniors scored in the top 1% and are among the 16,000 students from 22,000 high schools named as semifinalists nationwide. Approximately 1.5 million students took the PSAT last fall.
Of the semifinalists nationwide, 15,000 will be named National Merit Finalists and compete for scholarships worth more than $34 million. In the spring, approximately 8,300 of the 15,000 finalists will be notified they have been selected to receive college scholarships.