Twenty-one Dallas ISD students have been named among the 16,000 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, with a chance to become one of the 7,140 finalists who will take home scholarships worth a combined $28 million.
More than 90 percent of the semifinalists are expected to reach the finals, with about half of the finalists earning a National Merit Scholarship.
The Dallas ISD National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists are:
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
School for the Talented and Gifted at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
School of Science and Engineering at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
Woodrow Wilson High School