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National Merit Scholars

Approximately 16,000 Semifinalists were named in September 2020. Approximately 90% of Semifinalists advance to Finalist level in Spring 2021. About half of the Finalists will win one of 7,600 National Merit scholarships worth more than $30 million. Winners also earn the title of Merit Scholar. Winners will be announced in April, May, June and July 2021. 

2021 Semi-Finalists

Boone High
John Slauter
Abigail Stelmashenko

Colonial High
Daniel Moraes

Dr. Phillips High
Sara Belal
Simran Ghulda
Melanie Vazquez-Arroyo

Lake Nona High
Haejean Kwun
Kieran McInemey
Gabriel Ventura

Oak Ridge High
Anthony Torres

Olympia High
Lleyton Elliott
Hui Ouyang
Ishaan Patel
Jacob Sheldon
Ethan Thomas
Timber Creek High
Diego Barros
Brian Goldberg
Gregory Kane
Daniel Lee
Olivia Packham
Dat Tran

University High
Chloe Van Horn

Windermere High
Eshaan Dosani
Isabel Johnson
Joseph Thompson

West Orange High
Evan Dodge

Winter Park High
Cain Cervenka
Jordan Gebaide
Gillen Manos
Adam Maufair
Lelina Patel
Chung To
Everett Vasquez