Two HHS Seniors Named National Merit Scholars

Two HHS Seniors Named National Merit Scholars
Posted on 06/14/2020

Congratulations to Hicksville High School seniors Sarah Choi and Viveka Jain, both of whom are recipients of scholarships through the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. 

Sarah and Viveka qualified as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program in the fall by scoring among the highest in the state on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test last year, ranking among the top 1% nationally. They were among 16,000 high school students to be named semifinalists from 1.5 million who took the exam nationwide. 

Sarah is the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship from Boston University. Approximately 180 colleges and universities finance some 4,100 college-sponsored awards for scholars like Sarah. 

Viveka is the recipient of a National Merit Corporate Scholarship from Macy’s Inc. About 1,000 corporate-sponsored scholarships are being awarded by more than 200 corporations and business organizations this year. Viveka will attend New York University.

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