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DASD National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students

Over 1.5 million juniors in 21,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. 16,000 of those students have been named Semi-finalists and represent the top 1% of test-takers. We are proud to announce that 24 DASD students have qualified for this prestigious honor - doubling last year’s winners!
 

Sean Collier

Gaurav Kruthiventi

Lasya Ravulapati

Soham Digambar

Ria Kulkarni

Miriam Roeder

Rohan Epur

Ninaad Lakshman

Margaret Shaheen

Deedra Fu

Cristina Micale

Anisha Sonti

Jared Garthwait

Grace Mucha

Aditi Vishwanath

Jerry Gui

Gokul Murugadoss

Nora Wan

Claudia Harper

Saurav Padhye

Sean Wang

Shreya Iyer

Simran Rajpal

Eric Yu

 

 

The National Merit Program has also identified another 34,000 high scorers and recognized their exceptional academic promise by designating them Commended Students. The qualifying score for this level may vary from year to year, but it’s within the 96th percentile of college-bound juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT. DASD had 44 Commended Students, nearly double last year’s number!

Raktim Basu

Jeya Iyadurai

Zoe Sabadish

Ryan Buck

Sangeeta Iyer

Avnish Saini

Emily Buckner

Vishal Janapati

Lillian Shi

Margaret Buckner

Evan Konigsberg

Avi Singh

Mario Chegini

Cynthia Kumaran

Karthik Sundar

Lucas Chuma

Eugene Kwon

Khang Tieu

Alexander Cruz

Jordan Lambe

Divya Tyagi

Saidaman Earla

William Liao

Spencer Uggla

Navid Eghbali

Teresa Ousey

Sashwat Venkatesh

Vineeth Gabbireddy

Katherine Pan

Ainslee Walker

Bryn Goldman

Rishab Peddireddy

Matthew Walter

Arushi Grover

Quinten Pendill

Peter Welch

Meer Gujral

Sneha Premchandran

Thomas Wickersham

Winfield Horning

Clare Robson

Aakanksha Wunnava

Baheen Huzan

Rohan Rojy

 

 

 

The National Hispanic Recognition Program, administered by the College Board and Scholarship America, recognizes approximately 7,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors each year from among the more than 400,000 juniors who take the PSAT. As with the National Merit Scholarship Program, NHRP uses the junior year PSAT/NMSQT as the qualifying test. Congratulations to the students selected for this recognition.

Congratulations, Sean Collier and Cristina Micale!

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