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Eastside National Merit Semifinalists

posted Nov 4, 2010, 12:22 PM by Ehs Ptsa
Congratulations to our Eastside National Merit Semifinalists and National Achievement Semifinalists!

Thirty Alachua County Public School students have been named semifinalists in the prestigious 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program. Eastside High School, home of the district’s rigorous International Baccalaureate program, has 12 of this year’s semifinalists. Ten of the district’s semifinalists attend Buchholz High School, and eight are students at Gainesville High School, which offers the accelerated Cambridge program. The 2010 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists from Eastside High School:

Peishi Cheng
Alexander Geoffroy
Katherine Hahn
Alon Krauthammer
Hannah Kruger
Taonga Leslie
Shane Loomis
Hannah Mellott
Radhika Rajan
Medha Ranka
Bhiravi Rathinasabapathi
Karen Reddick

Four Alachua County Public School students have also been named semifinalists in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. The program recognizes the top scoring 1% of African-American high school students on the PSAT/NMSQT exam. This year’s local National Achievement semifinalists from EHS are Rachel Mizell and Taonga Leslie.