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2021 National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Communications Office

The National Merit Scholarship Program has determined which of the 16,000 semifinalists named in the fall have met all requirements to advance to finalist standing in the competition. We are so excited to announce that the National Merit Scholarship Program announced 66 SHS Finalists! Of these students, some will go on to be National Merit Scholarship winners, which will be announced later this summer!

Congratulations to our students who have advanced this far, and keep your eyes peeled for the winners!

2021 National Merit Scholarship Finalists:

Zeeshan K. Aamer, Heather T. Acuna, Eshaan Agarwal, Christina Alexakos, Alex Bai, Aarthi Balaji, Shishir Bandapalli, Richard Bi, Jonathan J. Chan, Justin J. Chen, Jennifer Cheng, Rishika Chikoti, Joseph E. Connolly, Aniket P. Dixit, Kelly L. Dong,  Carson Q. Ezell, Hayden J. Gantt, Max F. Goldstein, Thomas R. Gong, David L. Gorin, Allen Guo, Jeanette X. Han, Dylan James Heydenburg, Edward S. Kang, Andrew Kim, Michael D. Kim, Yurnin Kim, Daichi Kobayashi, Sofia Alexandra Kolobaev, Joo Eun Kwon, Jeremiah D. Lee, Katie Lee, Sohyun Lee, Suhyun E. Lee, Sean Yu Li, Sophia Y. Li, Anthony H. Lin, Lily Yaxin Ma, Jared B. Machtinger, Liana Joy McGhee, Prathinav S. Merneedi, Sneha Mohan, Abhinav P. Murthy, Arjun Nageswaran, Sailaja S. Nallacheruvu, Wesley T. Park, Sayalee N. Patankar, Krishna Patel, Nathaniel E. Pedigo, Lily R. Pegg, Ram R. Potham, William L. Rademacher, Nikhith Rao, Praneet Rathi, Laya Prakash, Reddy Isha Rustagi, Ojasvi Saxena, Daniel G. Thomas, Jason D. Topolski, David R. Wallach, Connor M. Wang, Faith Wang, Phyllis J. Wang, Katherine Y. Wu, Ryan Z. Yao, Maristella Yim