Congratulations to Mount Carmel Academy's five National Merit Semifinalists and three Commended Students!
High school students enter the National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Of the 1.6 million entrants, 50,000 with the highest scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Of those, about 16,000 students qualify as Semifinalists. About 34,000 of the 50,000 high scorers receive Letters of Commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise.
Semifinalists will be notified in February if they have advanced to Finalist standing.