Brazoswood Student Named National Merit

Brazoswood Student Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalist
Posted on 09/26/2019
This is the image for the news article titled Brazoswood Student Named National Merit Scholar SemifinalistGeorge Braun,  a senior of Brazoswood High School, has qualified as a Semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.  As a Semifinalist, George has an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $33 million that will be offered next spring to Finalists. George is the son of George and Elizabeth Braun of Lake Jackson

George is highly involved in Brazoswood Activities through Advanced Placement Classes, the Rocketry program (currently the Lead Engineer), FIRST Robotics competition, UIL Computer Science team, National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society and National German Honor Society. He has also been an accomplished athlete in Cross Country, Swim and Water Polo.

Approximately 1.5 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, with approximately 16,000 being named as Semifinalists. 

The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the (PSAT) Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®) their 3rd year in high school and by meeting published program entry/participation requirements.

To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.National Merit Scholarship winners will be announced in four nationwide news releases beginning in April and concluding in July 2020.
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