Three seniors compete to earn some of the $35 million in scholarships to be awarded
Loveland, Oh. - Three Loveland High School seniors have been named as semifinalists in the 59th National Merit Scholarship Program. Nuria Alonso, Erin Ellis and Anne Lehmann earned the title and the ability to compete for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth about $35 million that will be offered next spring.
“This is a tremendous accomplishment, and we could not be prouder of these students – they are truly inspiring,” said Chris Kloesz, LHS principal. “Through this qualification, these three ladies have proven themselves the best of the best for academic achievement in the country. They represent the excellence we strive for at the Loveland City School District.”
The National Merit Scholarship Program recognized six Loveland seniors as commended students for their academic achievement: Katherine Borger, Jennifer Hadley, Rita Maricocchi, Camille Mennen, Jacob C. Price, and Perry Strong.
In addition to being named a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist, LHS Senior Nuria Alonso has also been selected as a 2013-2014 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar.