Congratulations to the Bellevue students who were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists.  Nationally, about 16,000 students were named semifinalists this year.

These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,5000 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.  To be considered for a scholarship award, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition.

Bellevue High School:
Zi Zheng Cheng
Shashank Raman
Eli Silver
Catherine Yin

Interlake High School:
Isabelle Abbas
Rachel Chen
Yu Hua Iris Deng
Gantcho Dimitrov
Jasper Drumm
Kira Eng
Adrian Fleuchaus
Katherine Kester
Surtaz Khan
Katherine Lane
David Li
Ethan Ling
Megan Lu
Chenkai Luo
Prannay Pradeep
Sagarika Samavedi
Srimoyi Sarkar
Eshika Saxena
Tushar Seth
Juhi Sinha
Andrew Stapley
Allen Su
Tanvi Telukunta
Justin Tsang
Julia Wang
Audrey Zhu

International School:
Yu Ping Lily Bai
Phillip Wang
Elaine Zheng

Newport High School:
Charlotte Ishikawa
Eshan Kemp
Jake Lee
Terrance Li
Joey Liang
Isabella Nguyen
Gabriel Shen

Sammamish High School:
Omkar Agashe

Learn more about the program.

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.