53 from Wake named National Merit semifinalists
Posted September 11, 2008 1:39 p.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — Wake County public schools claimed 53 National Merit semifinalists, representing 11 high schools.
- APEX High School: Lewis A. McAlister, Michael S. Nokes and Nicholas S. Stidham
- BROUGHTON High School: Tyler A. Confrey-Maloney, Jonathan H. Edwards, Jordan A. Jones, Zachary A. Martin and Matthew S. Wiesner
- CARY High School: Nicholas L. Allen and Quinn N. Bajorek
- ENLOE High School: Laura C. Buff, Michael I. Chen, Hannah E. Darst, Pradeep B. Gopinathan, Ellis E. Gyongyos, Ian M. Harwood, Sarah N. Lineberry, Lilly Y. Liu, Alexander M. Madsen, Rachel E. Mazzara, Emily R. Myers, Rachel C. Rowe, Alexandra H. Snedeker, Bao M. Tran-Phu, Alexey A. Vasiliyev, Daniel R. Vitek, Anna S. Wormsbecher and Diana L. Xie
- FUQUAY-VARINA High School: Taylor F. Allison
- GREEN HOPE High School: Sean M. Bartell, Jennifer K. Fredette, Austin B. Gilmore, Brinda Monian, Gabriel D. Reynolds, Syed S. Saleh, Cheryl L. Schlitter and Andrew G. Wang
- LEESVILLE ROAD High School: Cody A. Hitchcock
- MIDDLE CREEK High School: Sarah Phillips and John M. Turner
- PANTHER CREEK High School: Mohammed S. Agha, Lauren A. Dixon, Rebecca Y. Liu, James Longley, Brighid M. Milan, Courtney J. Musciano, John T. Primm and Kyle A. Rogacki
- SANDERSON High School: Scott E. Herrmann, Margaret Pennisi and Dean S. Pixton
- SOUTHEAST RALEIGH High School: Christopher Kao and Kyle M. Swartz
High school juniors qualify for the National Merit Scholarship by taking the Preliminary SAT. The semifinalists represent the top-scoring test takers in each state.