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Heritage School seniors recognized by National Merit program


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  • Sep. 30, 2017 - 7:25 AM

Heritage School seniors recognized by National Merit program

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Heritage School seniors Keera McDonald, left, and Miki Patel have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Two seniors at The Heritage School have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Keera McDonald has been named a National Merit semifinalist, and she will compete for a finalist spot through an application process. The approximately 16,000 National Merit semifinalists represent less than 1 percent of high school seniors. About 1.5 million students from some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually, competing for more than $32 million in scholarships.  

Scholarship winners will be announced in the spring.

Heritage School senior Miki Patel was named a National Merit Commended Student.  

Approximately 34,000 students nationally are recognized for through the PSAT/National Merit Qualifying Test.