|Aryn E. Cooper DeShan L. Wilson Ighiwiyisi G. Omoigui|
|Essence D. McKnight Lauren E. Rodgers|
Five seniors from Spring Valley have been named 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists: Aryn E. Cooper, Essence D. McKnight, Ighiwiyisi G. Omoigui, Lauren E. Rodgers, and DeShan L. Wilson. Click here for press release.
More than 160,000 high school juniors from all parts of the United States requested consideration in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program when they took the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). Semifinalists are designated within geographic regions and are the highest-scoring program entrants in the states that make up each region. To advance to the Finalist level in the competition, the Semifinalist and their high school must submit a detailed scholarship application in which they provide information about the student’s academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, employment, and honors and awards received. Semifinalists must present a record of high academic performance throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay, and earn SAT scores that confirm their PSAT/NMSQT performance.