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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