All seven of St. Joseph’s Academy’s National Merit Semifinalists have met the requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program competition. They are Stephanie Armond, Mary Catherine Daniels, Mary Marchand, Sara Mayeux, Shreya Reshamwala, Claire Marie Tate and Thuc Nhan Tran.
National Merit Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2020.
To become finalists, semifinalists maintained an outstanding academic record throughout high school, were endorsed and recommended by their high school principal and earned SAT scores that confirmed their earlier performance on the qualifying test. Merit Scholars are selected on the basis of their accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Scholarship awards will be made beginning in March.
Armond is the daughter of Sofia and Mark Armond; she attended St. Jean Vianney. Daniels is the daughter of Cathy and Mike Daniels; she attended St. Jude. Marchand is the daughter of Diana and Paul LaFargue and Barry Marchand; she attended St. Theresa of Avila. Mayeux is the daughter of Jackie and Scott Mayeux; she attended St. Theresa of Avila. Reshamwala is the daughter of San and Vipul Reshamwala; she attended Our Lady of Mercy. Tate is the daughter of Shannon and Kevin Tate; she attended St. Alphonsus. Tran is the daughter of Trinh Nguyen and Nguyen Tran; she attended St. Thomas More.
Mindy Brodhead Averitt