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Congratulations to the 58 Hillsborough County Public Schools seniors who are National Merit Semifinalists

Congratulations to our Hillsborough County Public Schools National Merit Semifinalists

September 18, 2019 - Student Success

Hillsborough County Public Schools is proud that 58 of our high school seniors are National Merit Semifinalists. The students are among 16,000 students nationwide competing for $31 million in scholarships!

Here's more information about this prestigious scholarship:

  • More than 1.5 million juniors entered the National Merit Scholarship Program
  • Each student must submit a detailed scholarship application and essay
  • They must participate in school and community activities
  • They must be endorsed by a high school official
  • Semifinalists earned the highest scores on the prelim SAT Qualifying Test

From the 16,000 Semifinalists about 15,000 will become Finalists. Only half of the Finalists will earn scholarships.

 

CONGRATULATIONS to all our Semifinalists!

Alonso High - Alexis Gyselinck

Blake High - Kian Fotouhi, Leigh Ives, Kendall Palmer, Kara Saville

Bloomingdale High - Jordan Chastain, Ryan Harding

Hillsborough High - Natalia Artz, Hirsh Kabaria, Vivek Kondapavuluru, Reema Patel, Brianna Wang

King High - Fariah Ansari, Arpan Bagui, Cassandra Colaco, Amiya Gupta, William Li, Khegan Meyers, Aditi Mishra, Aniruth Narayanan, Amy Pham, Adam Rowan, Nicole Su, Kelly Tian, Asvin Tyagi, Nafisa Uddin, Uma Vogeti, Lixin Zheng

Middleton High - Zachary Melson, Ankit Veerendra

Newsome High - Alexander Dyer

Plant High - Aylssa Crocker, Lindsey Gabler, Ryan Hobson, Hamilton Jones, Lucy Morris, Tien Nguyen, Alixandra Rubin, Hayden Watson, Junhao Zhang

Riverview High - Natalia Forero

Robinson High - Vasishta Akinapalli, Charles Hobby, Kayla Huynh, Alexandra Kirkner, Rohan Nadgir, Srikavin Ramkumar, Sierra Shellabarger

Sickles High - Savari Datta

Steinbrenner High - Jonathan Barbara, Rebekah Hurwitz, Matthew Lee, Rana Schere

Strawberry Crest High - Julia Bower, Brodie Brown, Nicholas Sherwin

Wharton High - Valeria Gutierrez, Shehzad Shah