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Seven Alums Named 2016 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Congratulations to the seven Emerson alums who were named 2016 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists! Only about 16,000 students nationwide—less than one percent of high school seniors—achieve this honor. 

  • Matthew D. Hack
  • Chandramouli M. Krishnan
  • Marco D. Lorenzon
  • Grant H. Kehn
  • John M. Nicklas
  • Olivia M. Popp
  • Shea L. Sanvordenker

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Many Emerson alums have benefitted from the National Merit Scholarships. Some of the most recent include: