The National Merit Scholarship has announced the 16,000 semifinalists among this year’s high school seniors.

The finalists will be announced around February, and winners will be announced in the spring.

The Penn High School Semifinalists are: Daniel Alber, Diana Dimian, Max Kirsch, Casey LeeVan, Vaughn Roe, Delun Shi, Conrad Shreiner, Frankie Spring, Rachel Susler, Stephanie Tapp, Jeffrey Turner, and Disha Waghray.

By Kevin McNulty

Kevin McNulty teaches English and Mass Media Studies at Penn High School. He advises the Penn News Network and manages the PNN Studio and news room. For more information, navigate your browser to