Some of Putnam County’s best and brightest students were among those chosen as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, which celebrates academic achievement in high school students.
On Wednesday, 16,000 high school seniors were chosen from around the country. Those 16,000 will soon be pared to 7,500 finalists, who will be picked to receive upwards of $31 million in scholarships, which will be announced next spring as they prepare to continue their educations in college.
Semifinalists from Putnam County are:
Brewster High School
- Victor Cai.
Carmel High School
- Cristina M. Kobierowski;
- Eric Lee;
- Prophet, Emily S. Prophet.
Haldane High School
- Stefan N. Linson.
A complete list of semifinalists can be found here .
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