Friday, September 20, 2019

Carroll Celebrates Most National Merit Finalists in School History

The National Merit Scholarship Program recently announced Carroll ISD has 13 finalists and one National Achievement Finalist this school year. This is the most National Merit Finalists named in school history.

The students were recognized during a pep rally Friday, March 1 at Carroll High School. Principal P.J. Giamanco read the names of each student out loud to the student body. This year’s National Merit Finalists are: Nida Ahmed, Nicholas Booth, Clare Brown, Neja Jain, Kristen La, Greg Lang, Eunice Lee, Hope Miller, Danielle Rodriguez, Yashas Singri, Ashley Vu, Hannah White and Colton Williams. Brittini Watkins was named a National Achievement Finalist.

“These students set an example for others about the importance of the PSAT and the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test,” Principal Giamanco told the crowd. “Their dedication to academic excellence is what Carroll is all about.”

Students must be U.S. citizens, enrolled as a high school student and take the PSAT/ NMSQT no later than the third year in grades 9 through 12. For more information about the National Merit Scholarship program, click here.