Seventy-one Lasallian students have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. La Salle College High School in Wyndmoor, PA has the largest number of students honored with 13 semifinalists. That’s the most among any private, Catholic, or independent school in the State of Pennsylvania. An additional 14 students were recognized as Commended students. In total, 11 percent of the school’s class of 2012 was recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
The approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 57th annual National Merit Scholarship Program are competing for about 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million, which will be awarded next spring.
Congratulations to the following Lasallians:
De La Salle High School, Concord, CA: Jeremy Kerfs, Bryan E. Ryba, Zachary J. Waterson;Justin-Siena High School, Napa, CA: Christian G. Say; La Salle High School, Pasadena, CA: George Pearman; Christian Brothers High School, Sacramento, CA: Joyce R. Mok;J. K. Mullen High School, Denver, CO: Shari E. Dryden, Michael K. Herbert; St. Patrick High School, Chicago, IL: Charles W. Labuz; St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA: Andrew P. Mullet, Shawn-Wesley Skinner;Archbishop Rummel High School, Metarie, LA: Brandt J. Becnel;Bishop Walsh School, Cumberland, MD: Alexander B. Burton;Calvert Hall College High School, Towson, MD: Nicholas Fleming, Patrick McQuay, Jesse Morrison;De La Salle Collegiate High School, Warren, MI: John W. Anderson, Adam D. Farchone, Gary F. George, Alexander Swantek;De La Salle High School, Minneapolis, MN: Felix N. Tomlinson;Cretin-Derham Hall, St. Paul, MN: Noah Christians; Holy Family Catholic High School, Victoria, MN: Brian D. Kubisiak, Jonathan D. Richelsen;Roncalli Catholic High School, Omaha, NE: Thomas J. Mullen; Christian Brothers Academy, Lincroft, NJ: Michael A. Bagnell, Alexander G. Breton, Peter T. Cangialosi, Zachary T. Einwechter; St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM: Nicole Dunn; St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Buffalo, NY: David M. Bianchi; Christian Brothers Academy, Syracuse, NY: Gabrielle M. George; La Salle Institute, Troy, NY: James D. Lentivech; La Salle High School, Cincinnati, OH: Clayton R. Cardinal, Joshua V. Streicher; Bishop Kelley High School, Tulsa, OK: Alexander S. Brown, Anson M. Crouch, Micah L. Larsen, Zachary McCormick, Alexander J. McKinstry, David M. O’Connor, Michael C. Williamson, Logan P. Young, Alexander V. Yozzo; Central Catholic High School, Pittsburgh, PA: Vaughn L. Franz, James E. May; La Salle College High School, Wyndmoor, PA: Anthony Buonomo, Jack Fillenwarth, Daniel Finnegan, Malcolm Flynn, Ryan Herbert, Emre Karatas, Daniel Lynch, Clifford Mars, Shashidharre Masireddy, Daniel O’Brien, Ryan Sosnader, Matt Volpe, Frank Worthington; La Salle Academy, Providence, RI: Dylan T. Farley, Marissa L. Marandola, Emily J. Papazian, Colin-James Whitney; Christian Brothers High School, Memphis, TN: James B. Alrutz, Matthew W. Farrell, Henry M. Hill, William H. Long, Michael S. Scully, Patrick L. Sweeney; La Salle High School of Yakima, Union Gap, WA: Jacob J. O’Connor; Roncalli High School, Manitowoc, WI: Orion A. Schemenauer