Lovejoy ISD is proud to announce 27 students have been recognized in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Over 1.5 million students took the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) last October and entered the National Merit Scholarship Program, a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). The NMSC identified the 50,000 highest scores nationwide as commended scholars with 16,000 of those students identified as Semifinalists. The Semifinalists have an opportunity to continue in the Merit Scholarship competition and advance to Finalist by meeting a number of additional requirements. Furthermore, the National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes approximately 7,000 academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school juniors who achieve the required PSAT/NMSQT cut score for their region and meet additional requirements to include a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.
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