MHS Senior Kevin Leach National Merit Semifinalist

Menomonie High School Senior Kevin Leach is among 16,000 semifinalists in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. He will now have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $30 million that will be offered next spring.

The semifinalists, represent less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors nationwide. Semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record throughout high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay, and earn SAT or ACT scores that confirm the student’s earlier performance on the qualifying test.

National Merit Scholarship winners for 2022 will be announced in four nationwide news releases beginning in April and concluding in July.

Kevin is the son of Dave and Amy Leach.