ROSWELL, Ga. — Centennial High School recently released that five of its students have become National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
The National Merit scholar program honors students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
Andrew Duffy, Chloe LeCates, Kayley Olewicz, Anise Overton and Emma Sweigart are among nationwide semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors.
To earn this distinction, students must be one of the highest scoring entrants in each state on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Students with this opportunity are in the competition 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million total.