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NPS home to 19 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

NORMAN — Today officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Norman Public Schools is proud to be home to 19 of these exceptional students.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. Over 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title. 

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Norman Public Schools’ honorees are as follows: 

Ahedor, Monica
Bartlett, Michael
Blackman, Calder
Bolino, Lindsay
Cao, Zile
Carman, Canaan
Carmena-Black, Rodrigo
Felkner, Elizabeth
Floyd, Erin
French, Charles
Ingels, Henry F.
Joy, Julia
Kolar, Samuel
Pierce, Aaron M.
Riopelle, Bradey S.
Stroud, Callahan G.
Wang, Tony
Yip, Audrey
Zhou, Shengran