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Nine NPS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Norman Public Schools is proud to be home to nine of these exceptional students. 

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 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. About 95 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:
Syed Aslam
Zachary Barnes
Ray Hoggard
Heather Liu
Lucas Nguyen
Grace Qi
Aiden Wilson
Jerry Xing
Audrey Zhou