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Romeoville HS Senior Ryan Boots Named National Merit Finalist

Romeoville HS Senior Ryan Boots Named National Merit Finalist

Ryan Boots

Romeoville HS senior Ryan Boots is among an elite group of students nationwide named as a Finalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition.  National Merit Finalists advance to the final stage of the competition that determines the winners of $31 million in scholarships.

Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of finalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state.

Scholarship winners in the 2020 competition will be announced in April.  National Merit Scholarships award $2500 to each student who is named a national winner.