Bishop’s students named 2013 National Merit Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 12 seniors at The Bishop’s School have qualified as finalists in the 2013 scholarship competition including: Sean Blake, Frances Chen, Michael Haft, Alice Hwang, Andrew Jeon, Thomas King, David Liu, Tomer  Mate-Solomon, Nick Meyer, Jason Qu, Ashley Shin, and Eric Zhao.

Of the 15,000 finalists, approximately 8,400 are expected to receive Merit Scholarships. These Bishop’s students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.4 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in the fall of 2011.

Alice Hwang, the daughter of Youngbae and Jaiweon Hwang,
resides in Carmel Valley.

Andrew Jeon, the son of Anna and Dominic Jeon, resides in Torrey Highlands.

Thomas King, the son of Kim and Dan King, resides in Carmel Valley.

Tomer Mate-Solomon, the son of Anka Mate and Michael Solomon,
resides in Rancho Santa Fe.

Jason Qu, the son of Hong Sun and Carl Qu, resides in Carmel Valley.

Eric Zhao, the son of Dr. Ying Wu and Dr. Jiagang Zhao,
resides in Torrey Highlands.

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  3. National Merit Program names local semifinalists
  4. Merit scholarships announced
  5. San Diego Jewish Academy receives national merit recognition

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