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Three Pasco students named Merit semifinalists

Three Pasco County high school students have been named semifinalists in the 54th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Alice Chang, 16, of Gulf High, Ian Gibbons, 17, of Mitchell High and Lauren VanHelden, 16, of Wesley Chapel High now are eligible to compete for some 8,200 National Merit Finalist Scholarships worth more than $35-million.

More than 1.5-million juniors entered the 2009 National Program by taking the 2007 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test.

Finalists will be notified in February 2009.

Three Pasco students named Merit semifinalists 09/23/08 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 1:10pm]
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