31 North Dakota students named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarship Program
The students are from Fargo, West Fargo, Hunter, Kindred, Hunter and Valley City.
FARGO — Several North Dakota students have been named semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
More than 16,000 students across the country qualified for the chance at a share of nearly $28 million in scholarships from the program. About 95% of the field, or more than 15,000 students, will move on to the finals to compete for roughly 7,250 awards.
The list of semifinalists includes 31 students from North Dakota:
- Jack Hilsabeck, Srinath Kandooru, Sameera Kathawala, Deepshikha Nath, Jada Peterson and Samuel Tschaekofske, Century High School, Bismarck
- Max Beumer, Carrington High School
- Agustin Zettel, Dickinson High School
- Nora Daub, Dylan Pritchard and Lauren Standifer, Davies High School, Fargo
- Samuel Fetner, Shanley High School, Fargo
- Jagger Wraalstad, South High School, Fargo
- Isaiah Fisher, homeschool, Fargo
- Clara Green, Quinn Roehl and Megan Schill, Grand Forks Central High School
- Noura Elhamadany, Nauman Farid, Brett Feller, Alishba Khan, Emily Nelson and Sudiksha Singhal, Red River High School
- Nolan Severance, Northern Cass High School, Hunter
- Jack Stoppleworth, Kindred High School
- Kresten Drevecky, Hayden Fredrickson and Joshua Hegstad, Minot High School
- Benjamin Kruta, Valley City High School
- Rachel Knudson, West Fargo High School
- Chloe Dondlinger, homeschool, West Fargo
Roughly 300 students from Minnesota also made the semifinals. None were from The Forum's coverage area.