Thirty-five students receive National Merit recognition
Fifteen Ransom Everglades seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists on September 15, a distinction achieved by less than one percent of high school seniors in the United States, as 20 others were named National Merit Commended Students. Semifinalists Dashiell DeStefano ’22, Rafa Dovarganes ’22, Noah Gold ’22, Isa Goyanes ’22, Amanda Harris ’22, Blythe Heller ’22, Nathan Knight ’22, Nikhil Kumar ’22, Gabe Mora ’22, Joseph Moskovitz ’22, Rylan Sadler ’22(not pictured),Gideon Shaked ’22, Sabrina Shipley ’22, Dylan Stone ’22 and Lauren Zanarini ’22 have the opportunity to compete for National Merit Scholarships that will be awarded next spring.
RE's National Merit Commended Students: Luca M. Campiani '22, Phillip C. Craft '22, Sol J. Cuello Robert '22, Mather Davidson '22, Anya Dua '22, Levi Gans '22, David Green '22, Andre Joseph '22, Javier Kumar '22, Zachary Marcus '22, Madison Munroe '22, Julianna Murray '22, Dhilani D. Premaratne '22, David E. Pulido '22, Juan A. Rivera '22, Sabrina Soto '22, Alba Uriarte Jimenez '22, Alex Van Lidth '22, Celeste S. Viana '22 and Kerryn Y. Xu '22.
The semifinalist and commended student recognitions are based on students' results on the Preliminary SAT, an exam taken during the junior year. Some 16,000 students across the nation were named semifinalists.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.