National Merit Semifinalists Announced
Semifinalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program were announced by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Metea Valley High School is proud to congratulate the following seniors on receiving this prestigious designation: Ian Altekruse, Riya Anandpara, Karthik Raj Arukonda, Daniel Drayton, Abhav Garde, Divij Garg, Sean Hickey, Uma Iyer, Shivam Kak, Haricharan Musunuri, Sama Nayakanti, Siwon Ryu, Aman Shah, Anitej Siluveru, Mohit Singh, Sanjana Sivakumar, Shravani Suram, Nikhil Venkat, and Lauren Verthein. The designation, based on scores in each state on the PSAT/NMSQT exam from junior year, is the first step toward becoming a National Merit Scholarship winner. Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school students and have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships that will be awarded in the spring.