The NMSC, a not-for-profit organization established in 1955, honors the nation’s scholastic champions who exemplify academic excellence.
Of the more than 1.5 million eligible high school juniors who entered the program only 16,000, or one percent, have been nationally recognized as Semifinalists.
High school juniors enter the program through participation in the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test which was offered in October.
The Semifinalists will advance onto the Finalist and Winner rounds which will be announced in March 2023.
Below are the Greenwich High School, Greenwich Academy and Sacred Heart students recognized for PSAT/NMSQT. They will now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered in the spring.
The Greenwich High School 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists will be recognized by the Board of Education at an upcoming business meeting:
At Sacred Heart Greenwich, Nadia Borja, class of 2023 was named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.
NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 340 business organizations and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring the nation’s scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence.