8 SENECA VALLEY STUDENTS QUALIFY FOR 2014 NATIONAL MERIT PROGRAM
Eight Seneca Valley students have been named qualifiers in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. With a selection index score of 203 or above, these high performers have shown outstanding academic potential. Each of these students is among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants of some 1.5 million program entrants.
The juniors who will receive recognition in the 2014 National Merit Program are:
• Daniel W. Eppler
• Rosanne M. Harrison
• Alexis L. Hester
• Robert P. Kunkel
• Daniella M. Ortiz
• Jeremiah T. Scanlan
• Alexandra N. Steighner
• Alexander T. Taylor
Of the more than 50,000 high scorers nationwide, about 16,000 will be named National Merit Program semifinalists, representing the top scorers in each state, and approximately 34,000 others will be commended for their performance on the PSAT/NMSQT. Semifinalists and commended students in the 2014 National Merit Program will learn of their standing in September. Semifinalists will be the only students who will have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,300 National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2014.