Semifinalists were named Wednesday in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.About 16,000 students are semifinalists in the 59th annual scholarship program. The high school seniors can compete for about 8,000 National Merit Scholarships that are worth about $35 million, according to the corporation. To be considered for an award, semifinalists have to fulfill various requirements, including submitting a scholarship application, having an outstanding high school academic record and earning qualifying SAT scores. About 1.5 million juniors at more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.2014 Semifinalists ALEDO Aledo High SchoolMorvant, Angelique E.Simpson, Autumn L.Wortham, Callie L. ARLINGTON Homeschool Lindberg, Tori Lamar High SchoolLin, Lucy L. James W. Martin High SchoolBrown, John E.Eger, Annalise K.Richbourg, NathanWilson, Rachel L. Oakridge SchoolRamakrishnan, Deepa S. BURLESON Burleson Centennial High SchoolCapps, Bryan A. COLLEYVILLE Colleyville Heritage High SchoolEasterling, Abigail C.Gujju, Vamshi R.Jain, RahulJo, MinwooLiu, SichaoPajarillo, Andrea O.Tran, Victor V. Covenant Christian AcademyRumuly, Mason C. CROWLEY Crowley High SchoolBeyt, Benjamin C. DENTON Texas Academy of Mathematics and ScienceAjieren, Hans C.Breeding, Lauren M.Chang, ChengChi, Benjamin H.Dai, EileenDeng, Tony L.Devalla, PranavFan, Ethan M.Gangarapu, AnkithaGeise, Brian J.Ghorakavi, Veena V.Gu, LeonHao, LucyHarrington, Kathryn B.He, Jiacheng JasonHendricks, Alec S.Ho, Stacy M.Hu, Shawn G.Huynh, Valerie U.Jiang, Peter E.Kuppurajan, Vivek A.Lin, KevinLiu, Jason S.Lu, HelenMa, RosalindMacalinao, Ian G.Manivasagam, SivabalanManohar, Roja R.Musku, Sanjana R.Narain, ReshmaOcchialini, Dino B.Ou, William C.Palchuru, Preetam R.Park, Jenny C.Potla, SubodhRaja, Rishika M.Rao, Maneesh K.Roy, Mathews F.Ruikar, Kinnari V.Shan, DanyangShi, Harvey Y.Srivastava, SiddharthaStanfield, Shelby A.Teng, Allison R.Thomas, Sherwin S.Toppert, Austin J.Truong, Khang-Chris D.Tung, Robert R.Wang, Annabel L.Wang, Bobby C.Wang, EvanWang, JasonWang, QingWeng, JohnWey, ArnoldWu, MichaelXia, Shuqing SteveXiao, James H.Yang, HuilinYang, Kevin Z.Yau, Victor C.Ye, James S.Yeluru, Sai A.Yu, CindyZhang, EricZhu, Hao Ling EULESS Harmony Science AcademyKumar, Shruti P. Trinity High SchoolAdams, BryanEamma, Michael P.Francia, Mavis C.Holloway, Courtney J.Stapp, JosephZou, Yuxiao FORT WORTH Bethesda Christian SchoolKirby, Matthew R. Christian Life Preparatory SchoolMacnee, Ashlynne S. Fort Worth Academy of Fine ArtsCrowley, Eleanor J. Fort Worth Country Day SchoolCallaway, John S.Hwang, JiKelly, Hannah K.Livingston, JackNober, William H. Haltom High SchoolZhu, FredHomeschool Pfang, Catherine E.Schneider, Katherine E. Nolan Catholic High School Addington, Marshall T.Harville, Abbie G.Nguyen, Andrea K.Wempe, Madison M. Robert L. Paschal High School Dillard, Katherine A.Heo, JohnLong, Rebekah M.Messmann, Paul M.Nesser, Katherine C. Southwest Christian SchoolButler, Dalton S.Cook, Christopher R.Robb, Christine D. Temple Christian Schools Mancini, Laura Timber Creek High School Romanyuk, Oleksandr B. Trinity Valley School Connelly, David E.Gelvez, DanielJones, Anne E.Kalaria, Parth V.Kunkel, Patrick C.Miller, Christopher M.Sarkar, ArmanTapiavala, Neil V.Tiwari, Krishna L. GRANBURY Homeschool Schultz, Steven C. GRAND PRAIRIE John A. Dubiski Career High School Nguyen, Paul H. GRAPEVINE Grapevine High School Kaman, Paris A. HURST Lawerence D. Bell High School Hartmann, Hayley L.Mendoza, Lenna M.Pierce, Lauren A. KELLER Central High School Kung, CarolineLee, Joyce C.Robinson, Spencer A.Wang, Eric F. Fossil Ridge High School Gatch, Laura B.Nguyen, Quan A. Keller High School Crum, Charles A.Faust, Lindsey E.Harper, Kyle T.Nguyen, Stacy T.Shin, Joanne KENNEDALE Kennedale High School Pyon, Matthew B. MANSFIELD Mansfield Summit High SchoolHanes, Madeline K.Olagbami, Ireoluwawamiwa O. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS Fort Worth Christian School Whiting, Allison M. SAGINAW Saginaw High School Gatewood, James D. SOUTHLAKE Carroll High SchoolAdams, Amy E.Anderson, Drew M.Brown, Philip R.Burnham, Katherine L.Floyd, Adam R.Hussain, Nyle A.Jafri, Farzan H.Long, Reid E.Martin, Kenneth J.Ramesh, VijayTeer, Raymond B.Tew, Brittany E.Trivedi, Ashesh M. TROPHY CLUB Byron Nelson High School Whitfield, Brady S. WEATHERFORD Weatherford High School Austria, Brendon K.Schwartz, Hannah L. WILLOW PARK Trinity Christian Academy Capshaw, Noah D.Source: National Merit Scholarship Corp.