Two Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Villa Maria National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Villa Maria’s National Merit Scholarship semifinalists Dana Rose Negro and Olivia McCloskey

Seniors Dana Rose Negro and Olivia McCloskey have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Semifinalists are chosen from the approximately 1.5 million students taking the PSAT in the previous year, and represent the top third of the highest 50,000 scorers nationally. They may advance to become Finalists by maintaining high academic standards and meeting other qualifications.