Carmel Valley and Del Mar Bishop’s students named National Merit Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 18 seniors at The Bishop’s School have qualified as finalists in the 2014 scholarship competition. Local students include:

•Brian Anglin, son of Sandy and Richard Anglin of Del Mar

•Colin Garon, son of Elizabeth and Joseph Garon of Carmel Valley

•Matthew Healey, son of Tracy and Christopher Healey of Del Mar

•Benjamin Higgs, son of The Hon. Cynthia Aaron and Craig Higgs of Carmel Valley

•Connor Holland, son of Andrea and John Holland of Del Mar

•Matthew Lizanich, son of Michelle Hayden and Steven Lizanich of Del Mar

•Kendall Mahavier, daughter of Alexandra Mahaney and Tony Mahavier of Carmel Valley

•Mark Matten, son of and Jenny and Mark Matten of Carmel Valley

•Joseph Oh, son of Jeongsun and Dr. Seokyong Oh of Carmel Valley

•Kevin Yin, son of Amy Deng and Gary Yin of Carmel Valley

Of the 15,000 finalists, approximately 8,000 are expected to receive Merit Scholarships. The Bishop’s Finalists placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in the fall of 2012.

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