Update: National Merit Finalist Announced; Semi-Finalist and Commended Scholars are Announced

West Genesee Senior Announced as a National Merit Finalist

Presentation of National Merit Finalist CertificateOn February 14, West Genesee High School Senior Philip Martin received notification that he is a National Merit Scholarship Program Finalist.

Principal Tracy Klefbeck presented him with Certificate of Merit which is sent from the National Merit Scholarship Program for each student that qualifies as a finalist.  Also in attendance were high school guidance counselor, Tara Buckman, and Substitute Executive Principal, Dr. Barry Copeland.

Congratulations on this great honor!

National Merit Semi-Finalist and Commend Scholars are Announced

On September 26, 2018 senior Philip Martin has been named a  2019 National Merit Scholarship Program Semi-Finalist, along with seniors Benjamin Davis, Rose Hays, Kayla Hoovler, and Luke Mullane who have been named Commended Scholars.

National Merit Semi-Finalist Philip Martin
National Merit Scholarship Program Semi-Finalist Philip Martin is pictured above.

These students are among 50,000 of more than 1.6 million students who entered the Merit Program by earning high scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (PSAT) taken in October of their junior year. Scholarships awarded through National Merit Scholarship Corporation programs are regarded as a high academic honor.

The students and their parents will be recognized at the Board of Education meeting on November 7, where they will receive letters of commendation from Board President Roberta Herron, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christopher Brown, and Executive Principal Shannon Coholan.

National Merit Commended Scholars
Pictured above are National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Scholars Luke Mullane, Rose Hays, Kayla Hoovler, and Benjamin Davis.