New Hyde Park celebrates National Merit Finalists

New Hyde Park Memorial High School students Aashish John, center left, and Saumya Sharma, center right, were named National Merit Scholarship finalists. They are pictured with, from left, guidance counselors Eileen Valdes, Gerri Cookler and Jeanne Laudenslager, and Principal Richard Faccio. (Photo courtesy of Sewanhaka Central High School District)

New Hyde Park Memorial High School is proud to announce that seniors Aashish John and Saumya Sharma have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists.

Each year, an estimated 1.6 million high school students across the nation enter this academic competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. John and Sharma received Certificates of Merit and will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in the spring. Principal Richard Faccio congratulated the students on this achievement.

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