National Merit Scholarship Corporation recently released the names of local high school seniors who are semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Falmouth High School: Madelyn G. Adams, Mary K. Giglio, Karan Godara, Jack P. Hepburn, Allison E. Murphy, Lisa L. Smoluk
North Yarmouth Academy: Alexander L. Bartone
Yarmouth High School: Aaron R. Dustin, Andrei Lougovtsov
The students will continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered in spring 2017.
Isabella Diamond, of Falmouth
Kathryn Lannon, of Falmouth
St. Lawrence University
Alida Farrell, of Freeport
Jessica Hoffman, of Cumberland Center
Edith Aromando, of Cumberland; Catia Bayda, of Falmouth; Anna Peaslee and Madison Piacentini, of Cumberland Foreside; Raleigh Goessling, of Yarmouth
High Honors: Emily Fisher, of Cumberland; Ava Demer, of Falmouth; Samantha Andrews, of North Yarmouth
Honors: Molly Dawson, of Cumberland; Sierra Moore, of Cumberland Center; Sumner Bright, of Freeport; Ruth Smith, of Falmouth
University of Oklahoma
Taylor Readio, of Cumberland Center
Joshua Britten, of North Yarmouth, Bachelor of Science in sociology.
Leah Cady Bevins, of Yarmouth, Bachelor of Science in environmental studies
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Daniel Hernandez-Martinez, of Yarmouth, Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering
Megan Lamare, of Falmouth, Bachelor of Science in chemistry