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16 Evanston students are semi-finalists in the National Merit Scholarship

EVANSTON, IL – Sixteen Evanston High Schools graduates have been named semi-finalists for 2022 National Merit Scholarships.

These include 13 students from Evanston Township High School, two from Beacon Academy and one from Roycemore School, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

The local students are among the nation’s 16,000 semi-finalists who qualified by achieving one of the highest scores in the state in the 2020 preliminary SAT.

In order to reach the finalist round in February, the students must apply with a recommendation from an official at their high school.

Approximately 7,500 scholarships valued at nearly $ 30 million will be awarded to finalists before the end of July 2022, according to the Scholarship Company, an Evanston-based nonprofit organization founded in 1955 that runs the program.

These merit scholarships include approximately 4,000 college and university sponsored, 2,500 community funded, and approximately 1,000 corporate and corporate organizations.

Semi-finalists for 2022 National Merit Scholarships from Evanston Schools:

  • Jacob J. Chiss, Evanston Township High School
  • Cornelia A. Di Gioia, Evanston Township High School
  • Sophie K. Lammers, Evanston Township High School
  • Kai K. Li-Caldwell, Evanston Township High School
  • Annika L. Macy, Evanston Township High School
  • Aaron C. Martin, Evanston Township High School
  • Nikola V. Maruszewski, Roycemore School
  • George N. O’Carroll, Evanston Township High School
  • Noa R. Polish, Evanston Township High School
  • Jack R. Sokol, Evanston Township High School
  • Anneka R. Stracks, Beacon Academy
  • Sydney E. TerMolen, Evanston Township High School
  • Carmen L. Tracy-Amoroso, Evanston Township High School
  • George H. Weiler, Evanston Township High School
  • Brandon Wui, Evanston Township High School
  • Jonathan D. Xakellis, Beacon Academy

In February the students will find out whether they will make it into the finalist phase. The scholarship winners will be announced from April.

This year’s selection of semi-finalists from Evanston is an increase compared to the class of 2021 when just eight ETHS students and one from Beacon Academy made the cut. An ETH student received a college-sponsored scholarship from the University of Chicago.

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