Jake Cozza and Erika McCormick

Posted: March, 7, 2018 - 2:06pm

Four Eagles recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

UPDATE: Jake Cozza and Erika McCormick have been named National Merit Finalists. They are among the 15,000 selected for the honor and, through the selection, now qualify for an opportunity to win a Merit Scholarship. These will be announced in March.

Jake plans to attend Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University to study music composition. He hopes to work in sound design for video games. Erika plans to major in chemistry to become a forensic scientist. Her current top choice school is the University of Virginia.


Four Lakes seniors have received recognition in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program for their impressive performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) that was taken in the fall of 2016. From the approximately 1.6 million program entrants, our four students are among the 50,000 highest-scoring participants.

Benjamin Henderson and Chahna Saraiya are Commended Students in the 2018 National MeritScholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of all student taking the PSAT/NMSQT.

Jake Cozza and Erika McCormick were named to the list of Semifinalists, and they will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for a National Merit Scholarship.

We congratulate all of these students!

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