Westfield High School students continue to be recognized for academic excellence in a number of different areas.

The district recently announced seniors Grace Endy, Samantha Salz, and Maxwell Scialabba are National Merit Semifinalists and that nine other high school seniors have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The nine seniors are as follows:

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  • Kyle Azzaretto
  • Karan Chulliparambil
  • Olivia Ebel
  • Jonathan Keenan
  • Mira Mehta
  • Sophia Nazzaro
  • Aprina Wang
  • Benjamin Zakharenko
  • Kailey Zhao

Additionally, Westfield High School senior Mira Mehta recently earned the Academic All American Award from the National Speech and Debate Association. Fewer than 1% of the more than 141,000 student members of the association earn this prestigious award every year.

The award recognizes academic rigor, competitive speech and debate success, and personal excellence.

Westfield High School students also performed well on the Aug. 29 SAT, earning perfect scores in the following subject areas:

  • Conor Daly, 11th grade — Math
  • Vijay Sreenivasan, 11th grade — Math
  • Justin Shen, 12th grade — Math Level 2
  • Lillian Qin, 11th grade — Biology-M and Chemistry