23 Seniors Recognized in National Merit Competition

Congratulations to the 23 Hawken seniors who received recognition in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Hawken’s ten semifinalists are seniors Tolga Cavusoglu, David Dettelbach, Pranay Gupta, Andrew Hou, Kevin Jin, Elena Padley, Luka Simpfendorfer, Eva Stern, Niko Ustin, and Kahjin Yap. Semifinalists will be notified of their advancement to the finalist level in February of 2024.

Thirteen additional seniors were named commended scholars in the National Merit Scholarship Program: Nico Antolik, Serin Arikan, Andrew Bie, Rebecca Chin, Bryan Dong, Beatrice Hardacre, Sam Kang, Luna Mamone, Amelia Raymond, William Roth, Jonah Sager, Arnav Sahni, and Nolan Si.

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. The semifinalists represent an elite group that makes up less than one percent of high school seniors nationally and includes the highest scoring Preliminary SAT test takers in each state.
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