National Merit Semifinalist

National Merit Semifinalist
Friday Sep 27, 13

The district is Proud Of Buffalo High School Senior Aaron Hamann who was named a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Hamann is one of 16,000 students across the country who were named as a Semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors will have a chance earn one of 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million total that will be offered next spring. To be considered for an award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing and more than half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship award, earning the Merit Scholar title.