Dray named a semifinalist in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

By on September 22, 2012

KANELAND—Kaneland High School administration and staff would like to congratulate Katelyn Dray for being named a semifinalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is among 1,600 semifinalists in the 58th annual installment of the program.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 8,300 National Merit scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.

To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition. About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing, and more than half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar title.