2018 National Merit Semi-Finalists Announced

2018 National Merit Semifinalists Announced
Posted on 09/13/2017
This is the image for the news article titled 2018 National Merit Semifinalists AnnouncedOfficials from National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) have announced the names of Boise School District students selected as Semifinalists in the 63rd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The 30 students from Boise School District selected for this national honor represent 35% of Idaho's total number of 2018 National Merit Semifinalists (86). 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." 

The Boise School District students named National Merit Semifinalists are pictured 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 more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation issued a news release with the names of the Boise School District students and other Idaho students selected as National Merit Semifinalists. 

 Photo of Kendra Borden
Kendra Borden
Boise High School 


Photo of Anaise Boucher-Browning
Anaise Boucher-Browning
Boise High School
Photo of Jacob Brown Jacob Brown
Borah High School

Photo of Sierra Budinoff Sierra Budinoff
Boise High School

Photo of Megan Byres Megan Byres
Timberline High School

 Photo of Logan Chai
Logan Chai
Boise High School

 
Photo of Elsie Childress
Elsie Childress
Capital High School

 Photo of Aaron Christensen
Aaron Christensen
Timberline High School
 Photo of Paul Faucher
Paul Faucher
Boise High School
 Photo of Shelby Galinat
Shelby Galinat
Boise High School
 Photo of William Gattiker
William Gattiker
Boise High School
 Photo of Hanna Kessler
Hanna Kessler
Capital High School
 Photo of Sierra Knowles
Sierra Knowles
Capital High School
 Photo of Jusung Lee
Jusung Lee
Boise High School
 Photo of Hannah Lim
Hannah Lim
Timberline High School
 Photo of Alyssa Lu
Alyssa Lu
Boise High School
 Photo of Allison Martz
Allison Martz
Capital High School
 Photo of Jackson McEachern
Jackson McEachern
Boise High School
 Photo of Alexander Mikhalev
Alexander Mikhalev
Timberline High School
 Photo of Laura Pape
Laura Pape
Boise High School
 Photo of Jackson Rainey
Jackson Rainey
Boise High School
 Photo of Asher Savin
Asher Savin
Boise High School
 Photo of Benjamin Seabourn
Benjamin Seabourn
Boise High School
 Photo of Leyandra Snyder
Leyandra Snyder
Timberline High School
 Photo of Peter Stine
Peter Stine
Boise High School
 Photo of Zhishan Wang
Zhishan Wang
Boise High School
 Photo of Cade Warnock
Cade Warnock
Borah High School
 Photo of Carly Werdel
Carly Werdel
Boise High School
 Photo of Sophia Wieber
Sophie Wieber
Boise High School
 Photo of Jeffrey Zhou
Jeffrey Zhou
Boise High School