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BCPS Congratulates 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) congratulates 34 students for being named Semifinalists in the prestigious 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.  These high school seniors are among 16,000 students across the country selected for this honor.
The National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists now continue in the competition to be named National Merit Finalists and ultimately National Merit Scholars, who are eligible to compete for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth approximately $33 million.
Below is the list of BCPS National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists:
Cooper City High School:  Aaron Goldberg, David Master
Coral Glades High School:  Olivia Bergeron-Oakes, Brooke Bivins, Laura Salgado
Cypress Bay High School:  Marianne Aguilar, Francisco Angulo, Robert Arnott, Lisa Burgoa, Gabriel Croitoru, Caterina Golner, Alison Huang, Alejandro Rivas, Jennifer Schonberger, Yuval Shmul, Juan Trigo, Kerstin Yu 
Charles W. Flanagan High School:  Christian Lawson, Steven Yang
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School:  Parker Abt, Kaela Bynoe, Alexander Flemming, Karen Garza, Nathaniel Ma, Vivek Miglani, Steven Norwalk
Miramar High School:  Abhisek Mishra, Robert Powell
Pompano Beach High School:  Silvia Moreno, Katharine Tuttle
South Plantation High School:  Sean Tromans
West Broward High School:  Jill Stauffer
Western High School:  Nicolas Pena, Andrew Zhang
To learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Program, visit http://www.nationalmerit.org/


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