Thirteen OHS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Thirteen Oxford High School students have been named National Merit Finalists.

In September, these 13 students learned of their Semi-Finalist status based on their scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in their junior year.

Named are Claire Pearson, Meredith Goza, Eve Gershon, Gillian Meyers, Sydney Rester, Siena Cizdziel, Marawan Elgohry, Maggie Livingston, Brannan Kovachev, Jack Ligon, Preston Hooker, Jackson Dear and Anneke Buskes.

Oxford High School and Mississippi School for Math and Science have the most finalists in Mississippi, both having 13.

As finalists, these OHS seniors are now eligible for approximately 7,500 exclusive scholarships worth more than $32 million, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Some 190 colleges and universities around the nation also extend scholarship offers to National Merit Finalists, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.


Courtesy of Oxford School District

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