Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

We’re proud to report that 17 MICDS seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists. Approximately 16,000 Semifinalists were recognized from among over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools who took the PSAT in October 2018. National Merit Semifinalists represent less than one percent of all high school seniors.

James Bilderback ’20*
Tanay Chandak ’20
Jialin Chen ’20
Nick Clifford ’20
Ceci Cohen ’20
Stanley Ding ’20
Kyle Fehr ’20
Lauren Goldberg ’20
Benjamin Hollander-Bodie ’20
Tista Mandal ’20
Henry Posega Rappleye ’20
Jude Sorkin ’20
Lisa Speegle ’20
Renee Stanec ’20
Aanjaneyaa Venkataraman ’20
Jon Zhang ’20
Jenna Zhao ’20

Matt Essman, Director of College Counseling, shares, “We are delighted that 17 MICDS students have been recognized among other top students from around the country with this distinction. Their accomplishment is a testament to the rigorous education offered at MICDS, and we are excited to see what lies ahead for these young scholars.”

*Not pictured in group photo.