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SHA Senior Kristen Byrne Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Sister Jean Amore, CSJ, Ed.D., Interim Principal and Vice President for Mission and Academics of Sacred Heart Academy, recently announced one scholastically talented senior has been honored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

Kristen Byrne has been named a Semifinalist in the 64th Annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Recognized for her exceptional academic promise, Kristen placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition by taking last year's Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). 

To be considered for a Merit Scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the Finalist level of the competition.  Finalists will be notified in the spring.