2 students National Merit semifinalistsSeptember 10, 2019
Anna C. Kidwell and Carson J. Park, both seniors at Jasper High School, have been named as semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semiﬁnalists must fulﬁll several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition.
To become a finalist, the semiﬁnalist and a high school oﬃcial must submit a detailed scholarship application, in which they provide information about the semiﬁnalist’s academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, employment, and honors and awards received. A semiﬁnalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school oﬃcial, write an essay, and earn SAT or ACT scores that conﬁrm the student’s earlier performance on the qualifying test.
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