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Fifteen Ravens Honored in National Merit Scholarship Competition

Fifteen Ravenscroft students have been recognized for outstanding results in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

More than 1.5 million students entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Approximately 16,000 semifinalists across the country were named in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These 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.

Ravenscroft's National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are:

Eleanor Campbell '20

Charlie Fink '20

Charlotte Tannenbaum '20

Jack Thornton '20

Chris Xiao '20

In addition, 34,000 students across the country were recognized as Commended Students for placing among the top 5 percent of the more than 1.5 million students who took the 2018 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Ravenscroft's Commended Students are:

Ted Bossong '20

Jacob Crater '20

Shaurik Deshpande '20

Mark Li '20

Shriya Mandal '20

Edward Purrington '20

Nikhil Sachar '20

Elle Schantz '20

David Wei '20

Claire Ziperski '20

Congratulations to all of these students for their significant achievements and best of luck to the scholarship semifinalists.