Keller Citizen

A dozen Keller district students are National Merit finalists

Twelve Keller district students have been named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

The finalists from Central High School are: Caroline Kung, Joyce Lee, Spencer Robinson and Eric Wang.

Laura Gatch is a finalist from Fossil Ridge High School.

At Keller High School, the finalists are: Charles Crum, Lindsey Faust, Kyle Harper, Stacy Nguyen and Joanne Jeongwon Shin.

The finalists from Timber Creek High School are: Quan Nguyen and Alex Romanyuk.

National Merit finalists are drawn from semifinalists who represent the top 1 percent of 1.5 million juniors who take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

To become a finalist, students and their high schools are required to submit an application with details on academic record, leadership ability and honors and awards received.