Twelve (12) Shelby County Schools seniors have been named 2014 National
Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship
Corporation (NMSC). The National Achievement Scholarship program honors the top
three percent of African-American students in the United States based on their
Preliminary SAT scores.
Each year, more than
160,000 students across the nation request consideration for the National
Achievement Scholarship. This year, nearly 1,600 seniors were selected as Semifinalists.
The twelve Semifinalists from SCS will now have an opportunity to compete for
one of approximately 800 scholarships worth nearly $2.5 million.
The 2014 National
Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists from Shelby County Schools are as
Germantown High School
Houston High School
Millington High School
White Station High School