For the second year in a row, two DRS Seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. Seniors Yitzie Scheinman and Aryeh Kaminetsky have both qualified for this extremely prestigious honor, and it reflects the high level of education that DRS strives to deliver to its students, as well as the level of commitment and work expect of them. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic scholarship competition for recognition and college scholarships administered by National Merit Scholarship Corporation, a privately funded not-for-profit organization. Being chosen as a semi-finalist means that the student is of the highest scoring entrant on the SATs and PSATs in his state, and that he also maintains an outstanding academic record. Each year a total of approximately 10,500 scholarships are awarded through NMSC programs, which represents less than 1% of U.S. high-school seniors. v


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