The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced on September 21, 2012 that ten seniors from La Salle College High School are semifinalists in the 2013 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards. The ten students place La Salle at the top among private, Catholic, and independent schools in the State of Pennsylvania.
Founded in 1955, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in Evanston, IL was established to reward academically talented high school seniors. Winners stand to receive 8,300 corporate-donated scholarships valued in excess of $34 million.
Approximately 1.5 million students from 22,000 high schools across America entered the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 16,000 students nationwide were named as Semifinalists and given the opportunity to compete for scholarships.
To learn more about the National Merit Scholarschip Program, visit: http://www.nationalmerit.org/
Pictured (left to right): President Brother James Butler, FSC, Connor Lavelle, Luke Persichetti, James O’Connor, Frederick Ilsemann, Evan Quain, Ryan O’Donnell, Eric Bridgeford, Jonathan Neufeld, Michael Bowen, Robert Gormisky, and Principal Michael O’Toole