Maranatha Seniors Achieve National Merit Scholar Finals



L to R: Erica De Guzman, Principal John Rouse, and Matthew Peng

Maranatha High School recognized two outstanding seniors, Erica De Guzman and Matthew Peng, who were named as Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, a United States academic scholarship competition for recognition and university scholarships administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.6 million entrants each year. Out of only 16,000 semifinalists, only 7,500 Finalists are chosen across the U.S., and both Erica and Matthew were selected to continue their advancement in the National Merit Scholarship Program as Finalists for 2019 for each demonstrating high potential and distinguished performances for future academic accomplishments.

Maranatha’s two commended National Merit Scholar Finalists are not just academically talented, they are well-rounded seniors who are also accomplished SeaPerch Underwater Robotics winners, athletes, Ministry Team members, and musicians. Erica and Matthew are great representations of the Maranatha community. They will continue to take with them from Maranatha a legacy of service, faith, scholarship, and community that will perpetuate their story as they begin their college journey.

Maranatha High School, 169 S. St. John Avenue, Pasadena, (626) 817-4000 or visit www.maranatha-hs.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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