Six of the 22 Rockwood School District high school students who achieved Finalist standing in this year's National Merit Scholarship Competition were from Marquette High School.
The students are:
Prasanna Venkatesh Rajasekaran
Meera H. Zassenhaus
More than 1.5 million juniors from 22,000-plus high schools entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship competition when they took the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), which served as an initial screen of program entrants.
As a Finalist, students have the opportunity to earn National Merit $2,500 scholarships, corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards.