Rockwall-Heath HS Student Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

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MaryClare Oliver, senior at Rockwall-Heath HS, was recently named a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.

More than 1.5 million students across the country took the qualifying test and only 16,000 qualified for this high honor, placing them in the top 1% of all students in the nation.

There are three types of National Merit Scholarships: 2,500 National Merit Scholarships of $2,500, 1,000 corporate-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards and 4,100 college-sponsored Merit Scholarship awards from about 180 colleges and universities.

National Merit Scholarship winners will be announced beginning April 2020.