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LPS National Merit Semifinalists

The mission of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is to recognize and honor the academically talented students of the United States. NMSC accomplishes its mission by conducting nationwide academic scholarship programs. The enduring goals of NMSC's scholarship programs are:

  • To promote a wider and deeper respect for learning in general and for exceptionally talented inpiduals in particular

  • To shine a spotlight on brilliant students and encourage the pursuit of academic excellence at all levels of education

  • To stimulate increased support from organizations that wish to sponsor scholarships for outstanding scholastic talent

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for about 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.

Here are the semifinalists for this award from Lincoln Public Schools:

East High School
Ashley Clegg
Bailey Graus
Orianna Jia
Daniel Laws
Jesse Lin
Shruti Mishra
Aaditya Rau
Mya Sears

Lincoln High School
Cole Shank
Luca Hinrichs
Mabry Brank
Audrey Hayes
Ruby Hoffman
Alex Hamann

Southwest High School
Conrad Cronin
Kyle Driver
Greta Gessert
Jackson Goddard
Jae Hyun Lim


Published: October 20, 2017, Updated: October 27, 2017