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Four named National Merit semifinalists

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Catholic High Schools Information Guide

Four named National Merit semifinalists

Four students at Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Oakland have been named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Olulani Oisaghie of De La Salle High School in Concord; Austin Zhang of Bishop O'Dowd High School in Oakland; and Yash Mehta and Ashwin Narkar of Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward are among the approximately 16,000 students nationwide who will advance in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.

Students give the competition potential college majors. Oisaghie's is economics; Zhang's is engineering; Mehta's is environmental science; and Narkar's is mechanical engineering.

The four were among about 1.4 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The semifinalists represent less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors.

Semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level. About 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing.

 
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