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25 National Merit Semi-Finalists Announced

NEWS                                                               Walnut Valley Unified School District
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              880 S. Lemon Avenue
September 22, 2011                                           Walnut, CA 91789

Contact:
Kelli Gile, Office of Community Resources
kgile@walnutvalley.k12.ca.us
909) 595-1261 ext. 31204

Walnut Valley Schools Announce 2012 National Merit Semi-Finalists

WALNUT, CA—Twenty-five Diamond Bar and Walnut High School seniors have been named 2012 National Merit Semi-Finalists.

They are among 16,000 academically talented students in the country that will have the opportunity to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships worth more that $34 million offered next spring.

About 1.5 million juniors in 22,000 high schools entered the program by taking the PSAT exam.

The semi-finalists have the highest scores in the state and represent less than 1 percent of the U.S. high school seniors.

The Walnut Valley Unified School District congratulates the following outstanding students:

Diamond Bar High School:
Michael Cheng, Siri Guntupalli, Jason Hung, Richard W. Koh, Laura Mo, Ian Pan, Vincent Pang, Nadia Shakfeh, Joseph W. Tang, Crystal Zhang,

Walnut High School:
Nitin Agrawal, Daniel L. Chen, Hong Chen, Roger Y. Chen, Jonathan S. Chun, Jeremy S. Hsu,
Justin S. Kang, Andrew L. Koo, Peter M. Lee, Allan Peng, Brittany C. Tsou, Parth Visrodia,
Wesley B. Wu, Stephany L. Yong, Yalun Zhang.