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Twenty-five LWSD students named National Merit Finalists, qualify for scholarships
Students now compete for scholarships worth more than $33 million
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Redmond, Wash. – Twenty-five Lake Washington School District students have been selected as finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. As finalists, these students are now qualified to receive National Merit Scholarships, including $2500 awards, corporate-sponsored scholarships or college-sponsored scholarships. About 15,000 students nationally have been named finalists in this competition.

Students qualified for these awards by completing the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

The following students have advanced to finalist status in the National Merit Scholarship Program*:

Eastlake High School:

  • Samantha Moynihan (Sammamish)

International Community School:

  • Kartik Iyer (Sammamish)
  • Alicia Kacharia (Redmond)
  • Irene Thomas (Redmond)

Lake Washington High School:

  • Maya Crandall-Malcolm (Redmond)
  • Louis Norred (Redmond)
  • Hunter Trewin (Kirkland)

Redmond High School:

  • Sophia Chang (Sammamish)
  • Falak Daud (Sammamish)
  • Shloak Jain (Redmond)
  • Siri Mellem (Woodinville)
  • Jaehee Park (Redmond)
  • Martin Randal (Redmond)
  • Marium Raza (Woodinville)
  • Irika Sinha (Redmond)
  • Dana Spillinger (Redmond)
  • Pearl Thijssen (Woodinville)
  • Oliver Zhou (Redmond)

Tesla STEM High School:

  • Kyran Adams (Kirkland)
  • Stephen Fitch (Redmond)
  • Aditya Kumar (Kirkland)
  • Rishi Ramesh (Redmond)**
  • Abhinav Singh (Redmond)
  • Varsha Veeramachaneni (Sammamish)
  • Benjamin Zabback (Kirkland)

* Note: Photos available on request.

** Updated 3/2/2017

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About Lake Washington: Lake Washington School District is a high-performing public school district serving Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish, Washington. It is the fourth largest district in the state of Washington, with over 29,000 students in 52 schools.

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