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Eight Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Eight NKC Schools seniors have been named National Merit® Scholarship Semifinalists. Congratulations to the following students on their impressive achievement:


North Kansas City High School

Katelynn Erickson
Reilly Nash
Oliver Norris

Oak Park High School

Lillian Smith

Staley High School

Oleksander Bell
Karen Evans
Haley McAtee
Gabriella Muna

Semifinalists earn National Merit recognition through their achievement on standardized tests. Each senior is now eligible to move on to the next stage of National Merit recognition, and eventually earn the National Merit Scholar title and one of many scholarships to support their postsecondary plans.


2021 semifinalists