Loveland, Ohio – Loveland High School Seniors Hannah Ackley, Quinn James and Megan Pedicini have been named Semifinalists in the 64thannual National Merit Scholarship Program, officially announced today. The students will have an opportunity to compete for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million to be offered next spring.
“Our warmest congratulations to Hannah, Quinn and Megan!” said Peggy Johnson, LHS principal. “We are extremely proud of these hard-working students whose achievements have placed them among the nation’s academic elite.”
To be considered for a scholarship award, Semifinalists first have to fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level. More than 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists earn the Merit Scholar title and the Merit Scholarship award. Student initially qualify by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.