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28 Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

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Twenty-eight Hathaway Brown seniors, which accounts for 29 percent of the class of 2021, were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for their academic talent, as indicated by the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. 

National Merit Commended Students placed among the top scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the PSAT/NMSQT. Eight HB seniors are Commended Scholars: 

  • Aambar Agarwal
  • Divya Bhardwaj
  • Risa Chen
  • Kim Lin
  • Julia Madureira
  • Emma Spencer
  • Ella Van Niel
  • Angela Yu

Only 16,000 high school seniors across the country are named National Merit Semifinalists. Of the Semifinalists, 7,600 students will advance as Finalists and compete for more than $30 million in National Merit Scholarships. More than 90 percent of Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing and more than half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship and earn the Merit Scholar title.

Hathaway Brown’s National Merit Semifinalists are: 

  • Yasmin Ahuja 
  • Isha Bhardwaj
  • Rachel Broihier
  • Jessica Chang
  • Megan Chen
  • Brigette Fuentes
  • Emma Gerber
  • Maxine Gilligan
  • Carolyn Glasener
  • Sarah Goraya
  • Isabel Hsieh
  • Nola Killpack
  • Sophia Laye
  • Emily Qian
  • Shruthi Ravichandran
  • Aaryana Sethi
  • Kaisal Shah
  • Ivy Wang
  • Louisa Wang
  • Rachael Zhan

To learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Program, visit www.nationalmerit.org.

Aambar Agarwal
Hathaway Brown Student Yasmin Ahuja ’21
Yasmin Ahuja ’21
Divya Bhardwaj
Hathaway Brown School Student Isha Bhardwaj ’21
Isha Bhardwaj ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Rachel Broihier ’21
Rachel Broihier ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Jessica Chang ’21
Jessica Chang ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Megan Chen ’21
Megan Chen ’21
Risa Chen
Hathaway Brown School Student Brigette Fuentes ’21
Brigette Fuentes ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Emma Gerber ’21
Emma Gerber ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Maxine Gilligan ’21
Maxine Gilligan ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Carolyn Glasener ’21
Carolyn Glasener ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Sarah Goraya ’21
Sarah Goraya ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Isabel Hsieh ’21
Isabel Hsieh ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Nola Killpack ’21
Nola Killpack ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Sophia Laye ’21
Sophia Laye ’21
Kim Lin
Julia Madureira
Hathaway Brown School Student Emily Qian ’21
Emily Qian ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Shruthi Ravichandran ’21
Shruthi Ravichandran ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Aaryana Sethi ’21
Aaryana Sethi ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Kaisal Shah ’21
Kaisal Shah ’21
Emma Spencer
Ella Van Niel
Hathaway Brown School Student Ivy Wang ’21
Ivy Wang ’21
Hathaway Brown School Student Louisa Wang ’21
Louisa Wang ’21
Angela Yu
Hathaway Brown School Student Rachael Zhan ’21
Rachael Zhan ’21

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