Levittown Students Are Semifinalists, Commended Students In National Merit Scholarship Program
The Levittown Public School District is pleased to announce that eight students from Division Avenue and General Douglas MacArthur high schools have been selected as Semifinalists and Commended Students in the prestigious 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Division Avenue seniors Alex Gao and Syeda Nowroz were named Semifinalists, while six Commended Students were named at MacArthur: Drew Atkins, Benjamin Campbell, Giulianna Ervolino, Zarif Jamal, Christopher Lieb and Sydney Packer.
From more than 1 million entrants nationwide, more than 34,000 students were named Commended Students and more than 16,000 were named Semifinalists. Honorees were selected for their outstanding scores on the PSAT or the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Commended Students received letters of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
As Semifinalists, Alex and Syeda will advance in the competition for Merit Scholarship awards. In addition to other academic requirements such as maintaining a high grade level, they will write essays for the competition.
The District congratulates all selected students and wishes Semifinalists luck as they proceed in the competition.