Congratulations to Bellevue School District students who were named semi-finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program! Three types of National Merit Scholarships will be offered in the spring of 2016 and 7,400 scholarships will be awarded. Students from Bellevue are:

Bellevue High School
Alexander Kiral
Nathaniel Li
Michelle Lin
Gene Pak
Jingwei Song
William Wang
Michael Zhao

Interlake High School
Luke Beauchamp
Fiona Campbell
Jiaqi Chen
Melanie Chen
David Cho
Mimansa Dogra
Devansh Dwivedy
Mahalaxmi Elango
Rolanda Fu
Linda Gong
Brian Gu
Daniel Hou
Jiayi Hu
Matthew Hur
Jessica Jiang
Albert Jin
Sophia Jung
Sravan Konda
Enders Kong
David Li
Jeffrey Li
Alisa Liu
Lucy Ma
Timothy Ma
Nathan McDermott
Dylan Milligan
Arunachalam Palaniappan
Amy Qin
Kevin Qiu
Joseph Rodgers
Suvansh Sanjeev
Vishnu Sarukkai
Abhinand Sivaprasad
Emily Sun
Benjamin Wu
Stephanie Zhang
Kevin Zhu

International School
Michelle Bae
Peter Hamilton

Newport High School
Emma Beale
Megana Boddam
Kevin Cao
Eric Chen
Chloe Collins
Elisa Fang
Austin Gu
Derek Huang
Naomi Klinge
Tzu-yin Lee
Christopher Ni
Yian Ni
Alexander Shang
Anita Sie
ZuZu Tang
Phillip Wang
Sun-Ying Wong
Aaron Wu
Billy Wu
Mingqian Wu
Ziliang Wu
Sean Yu

Sammamish High School
Savanna Yee

As semifinalists these students can submit a detailed scholarship application to apply to be selected as finalists for the scholarships, which will be announced next spring and from which winners of the scholarships will be chosen.