the lower merion board of school directors will recognize the district's national merit commended students and semifinalists at the regular business board meeting on monday, october 19, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. (via zoom).
lmsd's 33 semifinalists are among 16,000 recognized nationwide in the 66th annual national merit scholarship program. twenty-four attend lower merion high school and nine attend harriton high school. these academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 national merit scholarships worth more than $30 million that will be offered next spring.
lmsd's 39 commended students are among approximately 34,000 recognized nationwide. twenty-three attend lower merion high school and 16 attend harriton high school. commended students are named based on a nationally applied selection index score that may vary from year to year. although commended students do not continue in the competition for national merit scholarships, some may be candidates for special scholarships sponsored by corporations and businesses.
the lower merion high school semifinalists are:
the harriton high school semifinalists are:
the lmhs commended students are:
the hhs commended students are:
geoffrey seamus kelly
jordyn saige roshkoff
avinash r. shende
zoom coordinates for the monday night meeting will be posted on the district website at 7:30 p.m. lmsd congratulates these accomplished students and their families.