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Merit scholar semifinalists
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced its 2021 list of Semifinalists, who will compete for a share of 7,600 scholarships worth more than $31 million. Finalists will be announced between April and July 2022. The following nine Chagrin Falls High School students took the PSAT/NMSQT in October of 2020 and have been identified as National Merit Semifinalists: Robert (Trey) Brosnan, Matthew Daniels, Rose Hoelzel, Alexandra Holtz, Anne Mills, Azzurra (Wren) Opperman, Joshua Rooney, Hansen Song and Jude Zimmerman.
Commended students recognized
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced its list of commended students. The following four Chagrin Falls High School students took the PSAT/NMSQT in October 2020 and have been identified as National Merit Commended Students: Sophia Avery, David Skocic, Calvin Struk-Marn and Trey Taylor.
Top scoring students
The Northwestern University’s Midwest Academic Talent Search is a research-validated, above-grade-level testing program that currently offers the ACT and SAT to eligible identified gifted students. Each year, the district recognizes the top-scoring participants per grade level, per test. Students recognized in the 2020-2021 school year as top-scoring SAT students include current seventh grader, Claire Rubin; current eighth grader, Jacob Kay; and current freshman, Grace Mossad.