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Twenty-eight Parkway students selected as National Merit Semifinalists

9/14/2022 -- Twenty-eight Parkway high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists represent less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors.

Approximately 16,000 students nationwide were selected as semifinalists, and 95% will go on to become finalists. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,250 National Merit Scholarships, worth more than $28 million that will be offered next spring.

The Parkway students are:

Central High
Gaayathri Binoj
Emily Huang
Allison Loudenback
Nisha Murali
Sonali Paranjothi
Refah Reza

North High
Aman Pai

South High
Maanvi Aggarwal
Ria Chopra
Ashok Kothamasu
William Sorg
Lauren Turco|
Karyss Vedder

West High
Owen Arneson
Nikita Bhaskar
Joseph Britt
Allison Byergo
Bennett Christofferson
Rohan Daggubati
Ethan Deluca
Katherine Evans
Wilson Gao
Mitchell Harms
Jacob Rushing
Noah Schell
Shiv Sharma
Alan Song
Nathan Zhou