Students from Rosemont, West Campus named National Merit semifinalists
Three Sacramento City Unified students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists, which places them in the top 1 percent of high school students nationally.
Rosemont High School’s Joey S. Zhuang and West Campus students Emily Kim and Elena Torres are now eligible to become finalists and compete for scholarships by submitting a detailed application that includes an essay.
Students qualify for the National Merit Scholarship through the Preliminary SAT test. Of the 1.6 million students who take the test annually, only about 16,000 qualify as semifinalists.