Thirty-three Parkway students selected as National Merit Semifinalists
9/15/2021 -- Thirty-three Parkway high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.
Approximately 16,000 students nationwide were selected as semifinalists, and 95% will go on to become finalists. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring.
The Parkway students are:
Central High Daniel Baris George Harris Cynthia Hu Sarah Joseph Rohit Krishnamurthy Jeremy Li Neel Nayak Samuel Opinsky Olivia Qian Inchara Shetty Fareeha Siddique Aditya Singh Ayaan Umar
North High Sanjana Panwar Josie Rand
South High Riley Darrough Louisa Lehmann Kevin Potthast
West High Brinda Ambal Amanda Clark Grace Dong Martin Franciscus Jackson Gillespie Connor Gusky Isaac Judy Luke Legler Marissa Liu Trisha Manna Paige Matthys-Pearce Miranoush Nalbandian Shruti Panda Noah Withers Kevin Zheng