Boise School District 2017 National Merit Semifinalists Announced

Half of Idaho's National Merit Semifinalists From Boise School District
Posted on 09/14/2016
This is the image for the news article titled Half of Idaho's National Merit Semifinalists From Boise School District Evanston, Illinois -- (09/14/2016) -- Today, officials from National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of Boise School District students selected as Semifinalists in the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program.  The 47 students from Boise School District selected for this national honor represent 50% of Idaho's total number of 2017 National Merit Semifinalists (95). The Boise School District enrolls about 9% of the students in the state of Idaho

"Only one percent of students nationwide achieve National Merit Semi-Finalist status. The hard work and diligence of these students is paying off. Congratulations to each of our award winners and their families," said Boise Schools Superintendent Don Coberly. "The Boise School District is committed to providing the advanced, rigorous coursework and highly skilled teachers students need to earn this recognition."

Boise School District students named National Merit Semifinalists are listed below in alphabetical order by last name. These academically talented high school seniors now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.   Click the image below to review the names of Boise School District's 2017 National Merit Semifinalists and also click here to learn more.  Click here for a complete list of National Merit Semifinalists in the Boise School District.