St. Andrew's Graduates Honored as National Merit SemiFinalists
We recently heard some great news for a couple of our graduates. Luke McKay and Will Boyce, St. Andrew's Class of 2013, have been named National Merit Semifinalists. They were two of the three Amarillo-area students recognized.
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). About 1.5 million students in some 22,000 high schools enter the National Merit Scholarship competition annually when they take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). This serves to screen program entrants, measuring critical reading ability, mathematics problem-solving ability, and writing ability, rather than existing knowledge. Semifinalists are the highest-scoring program entrants in each state and represent the top 0.5% percent of the state’s senior students.
We are extraordinarily proud of Will and Luke and their accomplishment. It speaks volumes about their commitment to personal excellence and academic achievement. Both young men have bright futures ahead of them.
Please see the article here from the Amarillo Globe.