Blue Valley School Buzz: Record number of BV students named National Merit semifinalists

Blue Valley students are still the ones breaking records and achieving at unprecedented levels! The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) announced 58 Blue Valley seniors were named National Merit semifinalists. This number sets a district record and is the most semifinalists in a Kansas school district this year.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring. To be considered for scholarships, the semifinalists must fulfill several requirements and advance to the finalist round of the competition.