Student Achievement

National Merit semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program recognizes academic achievement. Across the country, about 16,000 semifinalists have an opportunity to compete for about 8,000 National Merit scholarships. Here are the National Merit semifinalists from Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2014 scholarship program:

  • Appomattox Regional Governor’s School student Denton Holder
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School students Zachary Allen, David Clayton, Emilie Jones and Ryan Oppenheim

National Achievement semifinalists

Chesterfield County Public Schools has three of the 1,600 semifinalists in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program. All three are seniors at Clover Hill High School:

  • Sydney Jackson
  • Brittany Smith
  • Evan Washington

The National Achievement Scholarship Program recognizes scholastically talented black students. Semifinalists have the opportunity to compete for 800 National Achievement Scholarships.

National Hispanic scholars

The College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program honors about 5,000 academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school seniors each year. Here are the 2013 National Hispanic scholars from Chesterfield County Public Schools:

  • Midlothian High School student Michael McMullen
  • Monacan High School student Catherine Foliaco
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School student Matthew Aldridge