LDHS Student Semi-Finalist in National Merit Scholarship

A Laurens District 55 student is among semi-finalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Officials of the program this month announced 16,000 semifinalists from about 1.6 million juniors from over 22,000 high schools wo entered the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Aden Keith Partee of LDHS now has an opportunity to continue in the competition for one of some 7,500 scholarship worth more than $32 million. They will be awarded next spring. About 90 percent of the Semifinalists are expected to attain Finalist standing, and about half of the Finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, earning the Merit Scholar® title.