Seven MHS Students Named National Merit Finalists
Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announce that seven Manhattan High School students were named Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program – Elizabeth Hohn, Elizabeth Kim, Ethan Myer, Alejandro Ortiz, Allen Zhang, Robert Zhang, and Stepan Zharkov.
The National Merit Scholarship Program has named about 15,000 students as Finalists. The selection of 7,500 Merit Scholarship winners from the group of Finalists is now in progress.
NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 410 business organizations and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring the national’s scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence.