Fourteen Members of the SPA Class of 2024 Honored in National Merit Competition
Congratulations to the fourteen members of the SPA Class of 2024 who have earned national recognition in this year's National Merit competition. Five seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists, and another nine have been named Commended Students. The 14 seniors represent 15% of the Class of 2024.
The five Semifinalists are Rishi Bhargava, Henry Choi, Samantha Gilats, William Richardson, and Anja Seifert. They are among the top 16,000 high scorers on the PSAT from the fall of the student's junior year. Semifinalists complete an application to move on to the Finalist competition; Finalists will be announced in spring 2024.
The nine Commended Students are John Christakos, Eliza Farley, Alessandro Fusco, Malachi Gross, Bridget Keel, Claire Kim, Humza Murad, Ford Reedy, and Oliver Zhu. They are among the next 34,000 high scorers nationwide on the Junior fall PSAT.
Congratulations to all our National Merit honorees in the Class of 2024!