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Three GPISD Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

National Merit Semifinalists - Press Release (PDF)

Three Grand Prairie ISD students have been named National Merit Semifinalists after having scored in the top one percent on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) as juniors. They are among 16,000 students nationwide honored by the National Merit Program and are now eligible to compete for 7,500 scholarships worth $32 million.

This year’s National Merit Semifinalists are:

Three National Merit Semifinalists - two sitting on a white bench and one standing behind.

Around 90 percent of Semifinalists will move on to become Finalists, and about half of Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship and receive the National Merit title.

National Merit Scholarship winners of 2018 will be announced in the spring.