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La Grange announces nine National Merit finalists

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 2:22 p.m. CDT

LA GRANGE – Nine seniors at Lyons Township High School were named National Merit Finalists.

The finalists will compete for about 8,200 National Merit scholarships offered this spring. Students entered the program as juniors when they took the Preliminary SAT qualifying exam for the program. Finalists were determined by scoring in the top one half of one percent of students who took the PSAT.

LT's students who were named finalists are Elisha Borgstrom, Ryan Chilton, Michael Forberg, Thomas Kiely, John McDermott, Mia Mologousis, John Scott, John Slezak and Elaine Smith.

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