WARWICK, RI (September 15, 2022) – Mark DeCiccio ’03, Principal, and Natalie Kessimian, Assistant Principal, are pleased to announce that Atul Thyvalappil ’23 and Alexander White ’23 have been named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists today. The Bishop Hendricken seniors are among those semifinalists in the 68th National Merit Scholarship Program who will compete for some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will be offered in the spring.
Thyvalappil and White qualified as semifinalists based on their PSAT/NMSQT scores from last year. The nationwide pool of semifinalists, representing less than 1% of all high school seniors in the country, include the highest-scoring entrants in each state.
Congratulations, Atul and Alex!