Saint James School Graduates Named National Merit Scholarship Winners
Saint James Graduates Paige Hemmer and Zach Ohliger have been offered and have accepted National Merit Corporation Scholarships. Approximately 7,500 students nationwide were notified that they have been awarded scholarships specifically designated for National Merit Finalists.
Paige and Zach were named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists back on February 10, 2021. Paige and Zach were reviewed and evaluated based on their academic record, information about Saint James School’s curricula and grading system, national test scores, school recommendations, information about their activities and leadership, and an essay each of them wrote. Upon completion of these requirements, 15,000 students nationwide were notified that they had been named a National Merit Finalist.
Paige received the National Merit Furman University Scholarship, and Zach received the National Merit Auburn University Scholarship. Both students graduated from Saint James School as a part of the Class of 2021.