National Merit Scholarship Program Honorees

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Congratulations to the following Overlake students recently recognized by the National Merit Scholarship program. Overlake Class of 2024 has a total of 29 National Merit SemiFinalists and Commended Scholars!

There were over 1.3 million students at 21,000 high schools across the country that took the PSAT to qualify for consideration.

To become a National Merit Finalist, a SemiFinalist must complete a lengthy application including a school recommendation and submit an SAT or ACT Score. All National Merit Finalists will be announced in February.

The nationwide pool of National Merit SemiFinalists represents less than 1% of all high school seniors in the United States.

Congratulations to Overlake’s 6 National Merit SemiFinalists:

  1. Xiaoping (Sammy) Chen
  2. Tessa Dunagan
  3. Aneesha Needamangala
  4. Aryav Taneja
  5. Catherine Tang
  6. Qiwu (Eddie) Yin

Congratulations to Overlake’s 23 National Merit Commended Scholars:

  1. Matthew Birov
  2. Seth Brown
  3. Noni Chandrakant
  4. Daniel Goodman
  5. Jiali Goodwin
  6. Hongyi (Ethan) Hu
  7. Nathan Kang
  8. John Kehoe
  9. Chloe Kim
  10. Sonja Larson
  11. Elizabeth Li
  12. Yufei (Fiona) Li
  13. Kaiqi (Karsten) Lin
  14. Catherine Liu
  15. Shuhui (Sylvia) Lou
  16. Kaustav Mitra
  17. Anna (Anya) Nishanova
  18. David Slater
  19. Evan Spinner
  20. Armaan Thomas
  21. Aleksy Umbers
  22. Avery Vail
  23. Talia Willson