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Lemont High School student named National Merit semifinalist

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 6:00 a.m. CDT

LEMONT – Lemont High School student Alexandra Albrecht is among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Semifinalists are chosen based on their scores on the Preliminary SAT Test, taken by about 1.5 million high school juniors.

In order to become finalists, students must submit an application detailing their school accomplishments, receive a teacher recommendation, write an essay and score well on the SAT exam. Finalists will be announced in February.

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