Congratulations and good luck to Holy Trinity Class of 2018 graduates and Lifetime Eagles, Maddie Clingaman and Andrew Spalding on being recognized as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program!
From their high schools' announcement of this achievement: These students qualified based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). They will compete against approximately 16,000 other Semifinalists for spots as Finalists, which will be announced in February. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation was established in 1955. The goal of the National Merit Scholarship Program is to identify and honor the nation's scholastic champions and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence. Through this nationwide competition, National Merit Scholarships are awarded to program Finalists and Special Scholarships are awarded to other high performing participants who meet one of the corporate sponsor's eligibility criteria.