23 seniors announced as National Merit Semifinalists


(LEFT TO RIGHT, TOP ROW TO BOTTOM ROW) seniors Pavan Nimmagadda, Gloria Hu, Mark Hancher, Alex Toney, Victoria Swart, Daria Beniash, Maria Beaucage, Anthony Popenoe, Kailin Tang, Nakul Narendran, Joseph Vaz, Peter Tosh, Yuan Zhang, Joseph Ahn, Jacob Wang, Lila Englander, William Hobart, Jonathan Weng, Won Choi, Shannon Thomas, Elizabeth Sheetz, Megan Jiang, Allison Rogge, and Katherine Steinberg.

For the eighteenth year in a row, SHS has the most National Merit Semifinalists in Ohio. The National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes students who demonstrate exceptional academic ability based on their performance on the PSAT taken during the junior year.

Seniors Joseph AhnMaria BeaucageDaria BeniashWon ChoiLila EnglanderMark HancherWilliam HobartGloria HuMegan JiangNakul NarendranPavan NimmagaddaAllison RoggeElizabeth SheetzKatherine SteinbergVictoria SwartKailin TangShannon ThomasAlex ToneyPeter ToshJoseph VazJacob WangJonathan Weng, and Yuan Zhang were all recognized.

Senior Anthony Popenoe was honored with the National Achievement Scholarship Program for black students.