SPUSD SNAPSHOT | National Merit Honorees

This year, SPHS recognizes six Semifinalists and 34 Commended Scholars

PHOTO: SPHS Tiger Newspaper |SouthPasadenan.com | The 2019 National Merit Semifinalists, Commended Scholars and National Hispanic Recognition Program honorees from South Pasadena High School.

Congratulations to the 2019 National Merit Honorees! Three students also earned accolades as part of the National Hispanic Recognition Program. Students qualify by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) and earning among the highest scores in the state. Semifinalists compete for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be announced next spring.

National Merit Semifinalists: Miranda Cheung, Kai Dettman, Lindsey Kuwahara, Jake Manzo, Maylis Whetsel, Yilin Wu.

National Merit Commended Scholars: Wressey Baugham, Alexander Betts, Elizabeth Bock, Steven Chin, Hanna Choi, Chi Chow, Natalie Deng, Helena Echenique, Francesco Fortunelli, Jack Gordon, Brooke Held, Uma Hornish, Boris Ip, In Ho Jeong, Benjamin Kim, Nakyung Kim, Alison Lao, Brandon Lee, Johann Li, Ryan Liu, Sean McLane, Jaden Mullin, Noah Parker, Nicolo Porcu, Meghana Sagare, Brian Sheldon, Sarah Sy, Michael Xiong, Jiamin Xu, Kevin Xu, Raymond Yeo, Angela Zhang, Kayla Zhang, Jonathan Zhu.

National Hispanic Recognition Program: Alekzander Grijalva, Helena Echenique, Jake Manzo.

Go Tigers!

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