18 District 211 Students are National Merit Semifinalists for 2015


Township High School District 211 has 18 students that have been named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists are selected based on scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (P.S.A.T./N.M.S.Q.T.).

  •  William Fremd High School students Justine M. Chee, Nathan J. Cornwell, Soumyaa Mazumder, Ellen Ni, Walter K. Panfil, Sanjana K. Shah, Jeemin Sim, and Jennie Yang  have been named semifinalists.


  • Kara M. Burton, Lisa M. Kehe, Lawson B. Kosulic, and Lily Y. Zahn from Palatine High School are semifinalists.


  • James B. Conant High School’s semifinalists are Mohansrinivas Chennakesavalu, Kevin Z. Hong, and Glenn J. Huang.


  • Sarah B. Bier, Deepthi E. Suresh, and Melissa T. Tran have been named semifinalists from Schaumburg High School.

There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 60th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program, and roughly 7,600 will be awarded scholarships next spring.

For more information, please see the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s press release here.