Members of the Class of 2019 Named National Merit Finalists

Congratulations to three members of Brother Martin's Class of 2019 for being honored as National Merit Finalists! The following students have been recognized for their masterful Academic Excellence, in addition to superior performance on the PSAT exam:

  • Hunter Appleton '19
  • Hunter Kael '19

  • Norris Plaisance III '19

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)—which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.6 million entrants each year—and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements.

In February, some 15,000 Semifinalists are notified by mail at their home addresses that they have advanced to Finalist standing. High school principals are notified and provided with a certificate to present to each Finalist.

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