Students in Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys have been named 2013 National Merit Semifinalists, the nonprofit National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced Wednesday in a news release.The students—whose attendance is distributed among Buckley School, Notre Dame High School and Van Nuys High School—are among about 16,000 semifinalists nationally in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Here are the local semifinalists:
* Gregory Taylor, Buckley School
* Taylor Puskar, Notre Dame High School
* Amine Chamichyan, Van Nuys High School
* Daniel Ra, Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies