The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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National Merit semifinalists announced

Sandra Koretz October 15, 2020

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named 40 seniors as National Merit semifinalists based on their PSAT scores. In previous years, approximately 20 seniors from the school were selected, making...

Four seniors named National Merit Scholars

Tanisha Gunby May 16, 2019

Ben Beckman '19, Ryan Wixen '19, Yujung Park '19 and Arts and Entertainment Editor Alexandra So '19 won the National Merit Scholarship among more than 15,000 finalists. Winners will receive $2,500 as...

20 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Anthony Weinraub September 13, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selected 20 seniors as National Merit Semifinalists Wednesday. Approximately 16,000 students from across the country are picked as semifinalists, with students...

26 seniors qualify as National Merit Semifinalists

Sammi Handler September 12, 2016

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation named 26 seniors as some of the 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists based on their PSAT scores. Last year, the class of 2017 took the new PSAT, which is 35 minutes...

31 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Jonathan Seymour September 10, 2015

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Wednesday the names of 16,000 National Merit Semifinalists across the country, including 31 students from Harvard-Westlake. The semifinalists are the...

Sophomores, juniors to take the PSAT

Teresa Suh October 14, 2014

Juniors and sophomores will take the PSAT Oct. 15. For most sophomores, it will be the first time taking the test. Juniors will have a chance at achieving National Merit Semifinalist status, which is...

Record 54 earn Merit semifinalist distinction

Sarah Novicoff September 25, 2013

A record 54 students, almost 20 percent of the senior class, were named National Merit Semifinalists this year, the highest number in school history. Those students represent almost 2.7 percent of California’s...

28 qualify as National Merit semifinalists

Lauren Sonnenberg October 25, 2012

28 seniors qualified to be National Merit Semifinalists based on their 2011 PSAT/NMSQT scores. Charlie Andrews-Jubelt Wendy Chen Madeleine Friendly Samantha Frischling Ben Gail Brendan Gallagher Rhett...

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