Town of Greenwich celebrates 29 merit scholar semifinalists

Town of Greenwich celebrates 29 merit scholar semifinalists

Sacred Heart Greenwich is proud to announce that seniors Valentina Grether and Pamela J. Rosenburgh have been named National Merit Scholar semi-finalists. Read more about the honor in the Greenwich Time article below.

Greenwich celebrates 29 merit scholar semifinalists
Greenwich Time

A total of 29 students who attend public and private high schools in Greenwich have been named 2020 National Merit Scholar semifinalists after they ranked in the top 1 percent of all students who took the 2020 Preliminary SAT exam.

On Wednesday, the National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists in its 65th annual scholarship program.

The local students who are finalists, listed by school, are:

Greenwich High School: Julia E. Blank, Cynthia Chen, Nyle Garg, Lucas Gazianis, Phoebe S. Hartch, Tobin F. Hirsch, Timothy Kim, Melanie K. Leguizamon, Kathleen Piotrzkowski, Margaret Tone, Kira Wang, Zachary Y. Wang, Melissa Woo and Kyle Xiong.

Brunswick School: Nicholas L. Dow, Pierce P. Henderson, Jamison C. Meindl, and Nicholas C. Wolanske.

Sacred Heart Greenwich: Valentina Grether and Pamela J. Rosenburgh.

Greenwich Academy: Isabel Allard, Grace Austin, Holland Ferguson, Laura Kapp, Sophia Klein, Megan Meyerson, Sophia Moore, Sydney Pittignano and Hanna Tulchinsky.

To become a finalist, each student must provide a detailed application with information about their academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities and honors or awards received.

Finalists will go on to compete for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million.


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