Please note: This article was originally published on 9/29/2015. Information and/or dates from past events may be not be relevant for the current school year.
Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. have announced that two Semifinalists in the 61st annual program include CMCSS students Billy Reynolds, a senior at the Middle College High School at Austin Peay State University, and Claire Barnett, a senior at Rossview High School. The two will advance to the Finalist level of the competition by fulfilling several requirements.
About 1.5 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2016 competition. A total of 16,000 Semifinalists are chosen, with about 15,000 expected to advance to the Finalist level, which is announced in February.