Jackson students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
Four students have the highest PSAT scores
Last updated 10/18/2019 at 6:04pm
Four students from Jackson High School were named Washington State National Merit Scholarship semifinalists last month.
Juliana Mothersbaugh, Emilia Peterson, Priyanka Rao, and Ethan Thong received the highest PSAT scores at Jackson.
The state's semifinalists, along with about 16,000 others across the nation, had the highest scores on the 2018 PSAT taken by 1.5 million juniors this past year. About 90% of those students will be named finalists in February.
To qualify, each student and their high school must submit an application that includes academic transcripts, an essay, and a letter...