Three Bay Port Students Earn National Merit Scholarship Recognition

National Merit Semi-Finalist 2015-2016Bay Port High School students (left to right) Caitlin Kitchen, Rachel Casleton, and Eric Hess were honored by the National Merit Scholarship Program. The trio of seniors are among approximately 16,000 semifinalists nationwide.

The students will continue in the competition in which over 7,400 scholarships worth more than $32 million will be awarded next spring. About 90% of semifinalists advance to finalist standing, and about half of the finalists win a scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title. Congratulations to Caitlin, Rachel, and Eric!

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