Twenty-nine RE students receive National Merit recognition
Ten Ransom Everglades students were named National Merit Semifinalists and another 19 were named National Merit Commended Students for their performance on the 2021 PSAT examination. Arjun Badwal '23, Ryan Berkshire '23, Leo Fein '23, Theodore Ma '23, Nico Maynulet '23, Dylan Miner '23, Loren Pearson '23, Adrian Stone Perez '23, Alexis Tie-Shue '23 and Marco Zhao '23 earned semifinalist recognition on Sept. 14 and will contend for $2,500 National Merit Scholarships awarded this spring.
They were among some 16,000 students from around the nation who were invited to continue in the scholarship competition by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which began in 1955.
In late September, an additional 19 students were named National Merit Commended Students, an honor bestowed on about 34,000 students annually. Those students are: Mia Calderon '23, Ian Barnett '23, Lucia Rose Dahn '23, Diego de Lope '23, Elise Echarte '23, Raife Levy '23, Rogelio Munoz-Franco '23, Kyle Ng '23, Sofia Paraoulaki de Miranda '23, Victor Perez '23, Jonathan Pollak '23, Emma Quintane '23, Pablo Rodriguez-Russowsky '23, Alejandra Sarmiento '23, Carson Stanton-Sharpless '23, Denise Suarez '23, Emilia Suarez-Herrero '23, Thomas L. Trebotich '23 and Athena Tsialas '23.
National Merit Scholars will be announced in May 2023.
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 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.