Bliss Baird named semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship competition

first_imgBliss BairdSubmitted to Sumner Newscow — Bliss Baird, the daughter of Rob and Lisa Baird of Wellington, is one of 24 Wichita area students named as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Baird is a senior at Wichita Trinity Academy. Ten of the semifinalists attend Wichita public schools – nine from East High School and one from Northwest.Students become National Merit semifinalists by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) during their junior year and scoring in the top one-half of 1 percent in the state. Nationwide, about 16,000 students were named semifinalists. About 15,000 are expected to achieve finalist status based on other requirements, such as academic skills, extracurricular accomplishments and an essay. Finalists will compete next spring for 2,500 National Merit Scholarships of $2,500. Scholarship winners will be announced in the spring.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (12) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +4 Vote up Vote down Ted Logan · 256 weeks ago Nobody else from Wellington? 14 valedictorians and no National Merit Semifinalists? Odd. Report Reply 7 replies · active 256 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Happy for good news · 256 weeks ago Wow! What an achievement! Congratulations to you and your family. Report Reply 0 replies · active 256 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down LifeBeyondKansas · 256 weeks ago Congrats Bliss! Wishing you much success! Report Reply 0 replies · active 256 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down CJC · 256 weeks ago Congratulations Bliss, you are going to go far. What a wonderful honor. Report Reply 0 replies · active 256 weeks ago +3 Vote up Vote down ftwriter 58p · 256 weeks ago Congratulations, Bliss!! Report Reply 0 replies · active 256 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img

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