Two Irving ISD seniors have been named National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist. Alan Ta of Nimitz High School and Aishi Guha from MacArthur High School are among 16,000 students nationwide who have earned this honor from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. National Merit Scholarship semifinalists will have a chance to become one of the 7,600 finalists who will take home scholarships worth a combined $31 million.
Congratulations are also in order for three Irving ISD juniors from Singley Academy. Eric Barcenas, John Posada and Yasmeen Shaw were presented certificates from the National Hispanic Recognition program. Each year the College Board recognize 5,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors out of 400,000 juniors who take the PSAT.