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Three Staley Seniors Are National Merit® Semifinalists

Staley 2019 National Merit Semifinalists Three NKC Schools seniors have been named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalists. They are all from Staley High School, who led all Northland high schools in number of honorees.

Staley High School

Sarah Beahm
Nicholas Fifer
Nicholas Kanatzar     
(Also earned a perfect score of 36 on the ACT this past spring.)

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: