Multiple Teams · 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

Students from all over Alabama were named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Nationally, 16,000 semifinalists were selected in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The high school seniors now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million.  Read more on

We’re proud to have eleven students recognized as semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. The group represents 13% of the senior class and the highest percentage of seniors being recognized as National Merit Scholarship semifinalists than any school, public or private, in North Alabama.  Eight of the eleven are student athletes.  Congrats Raiders! #RaiseTheR 

Michael Conrad (Bowling)
Jaya Evans (Track)
Chase Guida
John Hedayat
Ji Soo Kim (Tennis State Champion)
John Maurer (Swim)
Sean O’Hare (Soccer State Champion)
John Calvin Perry (Football & Baseball)
Matthew Tao (Swim & Tennis)
Ethan Wan (Swim)
Simon Yang