Eight seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Jasper Winterton
Contributing Writer

NMS 2022
National Merit Semifinalists Eric Miranda and Nora Jennings stand together on the steps in front of senior entrance. Photo by Elizabeth Fox.

Two students made it to the semifinals and six became National Merit Commended Students based on their PSAT scores, leading them to gain opportunities for scholarships.

Seniors Jacob Assquad, Colin Bischoff, Dominic Lee, Ian McCan, Spencer O’Brian and Tom Winterton all received high scores on their PSATs, leading them to becoming National Merit Commended students (NMCS), along with two semifinalists, Nora Jennings and Eric Miranda, who were some of the highest scoring entrants in Missouri.

The National Merit Scholarship Program is a competition that allows students to receive scholarships, and it gives high school students chances to become recognized by colleges.

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