These are some of the most academically talented students in the country.
Tuesday, February 26
Information is found on the district's Ladue Spotlight report. On January 31, 2013, the following Ladue Horton Watkins High School seniors were announced to be finalists in the National Merit Scholarships Competition. All semi-finalists announced earlier this year were also named as finalists. All of this year’s semifinalists are pictured here: (Front Row) Julia Smith, Taylor Thompson Alexandra Bruns-Smith, Taylor Petersen, Haohang Xu, and Olivia Gada. (Back Row) Porag Das, Sydney Petersen, Sarah Allen, Max Schindler, Victor Wang, Collin Christner, Sushant Koirala and Runpeng Liu. The mission of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States. NMSC …
Burroughs has 25 National Merit semifinalists and 6 achievement finalists.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Information was provided by the communications department at John Burroughs School. John Burroughs School claims more National Merit semifinalists and more Achievement semifinalists than any other school — of any size — in the state of Missouri. The school claims 25 National Merit semifinalists and six Achievement semifinalists, more than 30 percent of the senior class and one of the highest percentages in the nation. The semifinalists’ selection for the honor was based on their high scores on the PSAT, which they took as juniors in the fall of 2011. Burroughs has traditionally been among the top-performing schools nationwide, but this year’s number of Achievement semifinalists (the top 1 percent of black students who took the PSAT) is …