WCS Academic Excellence Continues with National Merit Finalists Announcement

  • Published February 27, 2024

    WCS high school students have set yet another record for most National Merit Finalists in district history. A total of 80 students earned the title this year, breaking the previous record of 78 students in 2023.

    This is also the sixth consecutive year that more than 50 students received the prestigious recognition. In 2022, the district had 71 finalists; in 2021, the district had 51 finalists; in 2020, the district had 52 finalists; and in 2019, the district had 51 finalists.

    "This recognition opens additional doors for our students after they graduate from our high schools,” said WCS Superintendent Jason Golden. "Congratulations to these students, their families and teachers on this accomplishment. This is just another example of the outstanding work taking place in our schools.”

    Students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Around 15,000 finalists were selected from the Semifinalists named in September.

    As finalists, students will be considered for Merit Scholarships, which will be awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

    Congratulations to the following students.

Brentwood High

Centennial High

Franklin High

Independence High

Nolensville High

Page High

Ravenwood High

  • No Photo Available - Tanmay Neema, Ravenwood High. 

Summit High