Chesterfield Students Are National Merit Finalists

In the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Competition, a total of 22 Rockwood School District high school students achieved Finalist standing. See which Marquette students were recognized.

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: 

Yunshu Luo
Karan Mathur
Prasanna Venkatesh Rajasekaran
Neil Shah
Meera H. Zassenhaus
Weiying Zhang

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.


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