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National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Scholars

National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students The Counseling Department held a breakfast this past week for the Cheltenham students who were recognized as National Merit Scholarship commended and semifinalists. The eight commended scholars, who fell within the 96th percentile of SAT takers, include Naomi Aires, Aaron Blower, Emily Chao, Zachary Hoffman, Naja Hunter, Lou Liedtka, Serena Sohmen, Henry Sywulak-Herr. Nathan Kirschner, Christopher Luk, Nancy Sohlberg, Victoria Suarez and Jonathan Warsaw qualified as semifinalists and now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million. Congratulations to all!

Front Row (l to r): Christopher Luk, Nancy Sohlberg, Serena Sohmen, Zachary Hoffman, Victoria Suarez. Back Row (l to r): Jonathan Warsaw, Nathan Kirschner, Naomi Aires, Aaron Blower, Emily Chao, Henry Sywulak-Herr, Naja Hunter, Lou Liedtka.