Education

Ten College Station ISD seniors receive national recognition

source CSISD

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Ten College Station ISD seniors were named semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship competition. 

According to a CSISD press release, there are 2,500 National Merit Scholarships up from grabs for high schoolers all over the nation. Each scholarship is worth $2,500. 

If students want to compete for one of the scholarships, they must take the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test  (PSAT/NMSQT®). 

Ten of the highest-scoring students are located right here in College Station. 

The Semifinalist are as follows: 

Srikrishna Darbha | CSHS

Yuxiang Gao | CSHS

Lydia Demlow | AMCHS

Sabrina Hu | AMCHS

Andrew Larsen | AMCHS

Valeria Macri | AMCHS

Cathy Miao | AMCHS

Michael Peng | AMCHS

Zachary Wang | AMCHS

Sean Zhang | AMCHS

CSISD said they average 12.5 semifinalists a year over the past 19 years.  

These ten students are in a pool of 16,000 semifinalists nationwide, hoping to receive one of the 2,500 scholarships. The scholarship winners will be announced between April and July.    

Written by Cierra Villarreal

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