Hamburg resident is a scholarship semifinalist
Saturday November 2, 2013 | By:Press Release |
[photo1]Canisius High School has announced that four members of the class of 2014, including one Hamburg resident, have been designated as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.
William Deuschle (Nardin Academy, Elementary Division) of Orchard Park, Michael Fiorica (Stella Niagara Education Park) of Niagara Falls, Brian Hamp (Saint Amelia School) of North Tonawanda and Michael Torcello (Orchard Park Middle School) of Hamburg all received this designation.
More than 1.5 million students in more than 22,000 high schools from across the nation entered the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program, by taking the 2012 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test.
The nationwide pool of 16,000 semifinalists, who represent less than 1 percent of United States high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants from each state.
The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition open to all high school students in the United States.