Students That Merit Our Attention
Ten Rye High School seniors were named Semifinalists in National Merit Semifinalists this year. Of the 1.6 million juniors who took the PSAT last year, approximately 16,000 were named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program.
Congratulations to Sonia Eckstein, Alexandra Kirk, Cynphnie Hsu, Katherine Langer, Benjamin Kuster, Thomas Monaghan, Alexandra Noga, Jonathan Lloyd, Nicholas Cich, and Pranjal Srivastava, pictured with RHS Principal Patricia Taylor, at left, and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Eric Byrne, at right.
Fourteen Rye Country Day School seniors were named Semifinalists in the National Merit Corporation’s Competition. Across the nation, only 1 percent of students who take the PSAT qualify for this honor.
James Chen, Sarah Colin, Matias Esquivel Losada, Joseph Farrell, Alexander R. Hackett, Mia Hotsuki, Georgia A. Mandell, Mindy Pang, Jason Schnall, William Shabecoff, Nishan Shehadeh, Nicholas Tallis, Cecilia van Paasschen, and Jialin Yang.
Seven Rye Neck High School seniors were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Congratulations to <<Ema Jovanovic, Margaret Vicotry, Curtis Alter, Grace O’Rourke, Doris Igrec, Rafael Zyngier, and Joseph Catanzariti>>, pictured from left.
They placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students nationwide who took the qualifying test in 2017.
<Photo courtesy of the Rye Neck Union Free School District>