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High School East Student Named National Merit Semifinalist

Siddharth Sheth  thumbnail224871
Siddharth Sheth  thumbnail224872
Sachem High School East senior Siddharth Sheth was named a semifinalist in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Siddharth was among the approximately 16,000 academically talented high school students from across the nation to be named a semifinalist. High school juniors entered the scholarship program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Semifinalists represent less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, including the highest-scoring entrants in each state.

The program’s semifinalists have the opportunity to advance in the competition to win scholarships worth nearly $28 million in total. About 95% of semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing after submitting a detailed scholarship application. Finalists are expected to be announced in February.

The district congratulates Siddharth on this outstanding accomplishment and wishes him the best as he advances in the competition!

Date Added: 9/23/2022