Two Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists
Posted 09/20/2017 02:56PM

Two NKC Schools seniors have been named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalists. They are:


Stephen Rippee


 Matthew DeHass

Staley High School
Stephen Rippee

Winnetonka High School
Matthew DeHass

Semifinalists will be notified in February if they have advanced to Finalist standing.

Many will earn the Merit Scholar® title, winning one of the $2,500 National Merit® scholarships.

Others will be designated to receive Merit Scholarship® awards – either a corporate-sponsored merit scholarship or a college-sponsored merit scholarship.To learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Program, go to: and for more about the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, go to:

Faith Endsley is a recent 2018 graduate of Staley High School and her story is a miraculous tale of conquering extreme challenges and thriving against all odds.


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