Isabel Santana and a teacher

H. Frank Carey High School student Isabel Santana has been selected as a semifinalist in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. 
Students enter the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. About 16,000 students qualify as semifinalists due to their high scores on the test.

In February, approximately 15,000 semifinalists will be notified that they advanced to the finalist standing.