Student Achievement

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 7,400 National Merit scholarships. Here are the National Merit semifinalists from Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2016 scholarship program:

  • Sarah Steele of Clover Hill High
  • Bethany Burtch of Midlothian High
  • Nathan Berry and Derrick Wang of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School

National Achievement semifinalists

The National Achievement Scholarship Program recognizes scholastically talented black students, selecting about 1,600 semifinalists each year to compete for 800 ​scholarships. Here are the National Achievement semifinalists from Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2015 scholarship program:

  • ​Appomattox Regional Governor’s School students Sarina Harper and Allen Lucas
  • ​Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School studentMichael Thompson

National Hispanic scholars

The College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program annually honors about 5,000 academically outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school seniors each year. Here are the 2014 National Hispanic scholars from Chesterfield County Public Schools:

  • Cosby High School student Abigail Park
  • Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School student Victoria Herrera