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Northeast Times | September 21, 2021

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Birdville ISD Students Earn National Honors

Birdville ISD Students Earn National Honors

BISD is proud to announce it has three National Merit Semifinalists and 13 National Merit Commended Scholars and one National Hispanic Scholar for the 2015-16 school year.

Nearly 1.5 million juniors in 22,000 high schools across the country entered the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program last year by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Less than one percent of the nation’s high school seniors received the prestigious designation of becoming a semifinalist this year.

To become a finalist, a semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by the high school principal, and earn SAT scores that confirm the student’s earlier performance on the qualifying test.

BISD’s 2015-16 National Merit Semifinalists are:

Birdville High School

Jacob Brown

Elizabeth (Libby) Feray

Richland High School

Anna Polk

National Merit Commended Scholars are:

Birdville High School

Taylor Campbell

David Durden

Brandon Holmes

Jessica Peterson

Matthew Reddy

Preston Seebock

Haltom High School

Sebastian Cox

Richland High School

Chris Dobbins

Hina Hussain

Sarah Jones

Ruth Kingsbury

Brad Pipes

Dylan White

National Hispanic Scholars are:

Richland High School

Jose Garcia

The National Merit Scholarship Program will announce additional program honorees later this school year.