D’Evelyn Junior/Senior High School recently received notification that six members of the Class of 2019 have been recognized as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. Congratulations to D’Evelyn seniors Samantha Bakes, Cadence Fisher, Emma Dukesherer, Alan Li, Rory Devin, and Ian Widmann for earning the recognition as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
These six D’Evelyn students were among 24 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists attending Jeffco Public Schools, and the 221 students recognized across the state of Colorado for the 2018-2019 school year. In the D’Evelyn Class of 2018, seven students were recognized as National Merit Scholarship winners.
Each year, the National Merit Scholarship Program recognized approximately 16,000 students from a pool of 1.6 million students as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. This group of students is chosen from approximately 50,000 Commended Students, roughly 3% of all eligible students.
The semifinalists are invited to submit an application to earn finalist status. Finalists are eligible to receive a variety of academic awards/scholarships.
We are very proud of the accomplishments of these six outstanding students. This achievement is a great reflection of their intellect, work ethic, and commitment to excellence. Congratulations to these outstanding students, and good luck with the application process!
If you would like to learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Program, please visit this webpage.