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LHS’s Jenny a Merit Semifinalist

September 23, 2018

EVANSTON, Ill. -- The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the names of about 16,000 semifinalists, including dozens of local high-school students, in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Leominster High School student Eric Jenny is among the semifinalists. He and the other academically talented high-school seniors who are semifinalists now an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.

More than 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of those finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship.

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