Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School announces Michelle Perone as a Merit Semifinalist and Mary Catherine Ingram and Audrey Duke as Commended Students in the 51st annual National Merit Scholarship Program conducted by officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These scholastically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,200 Merit Scholarship® awards, worth $33 million, that will be offered next spring. To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements and advance to Finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the 16,000 Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and approximately half of the Finalists will be selected as Merit Scholarship winners, earning the Merit Scholar® title.
Pictured: National Merit Semifinalist Michelle Perone, National Merit Commended Students Audrey Duke and Mary Catherine Ingram.