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2018 National Merit Scholarship Semi-finalist

National Merit Semifinalist


Semi-Finalist, Sarah Chang

Penncrest is proud to recognize National Merit Semi-Finalist, Sarah Chang. Sarah is among the approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Over 1.6 million juniors in about 22,000 high schools entered National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which served as the initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest scoring entrants in each state.  These academically talented seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.