METUCHEN, NJ - Devin Busono, John Hoban, Jason Manuel, and Henry Schaeffer were recognized recently by Saint Joseph High School upon being named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. 

According to school officials, out of the approximate 1.6 million students who score high on the PSAT/NMSQT, around 50K students nationally reach the criteria to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Approximately two-thirds of that 50K become commended students, and the remaining third become semifinalists.

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School officials at SJHS expressed their pride in a recent Facebook post about having four finalists in their ranks out of the roughly 15,000 students in the category nationwide.

Saint Joseph High School - Metuchen is a private, Catholic all-boys college preparatory school located on 70 acres operated by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, who have been active in American education since their arrival from Lyons, France in 1847. The faculty is comprised of competent lay and religious educators. The school draws students from a wide geographic area encompassing over 40 school districts and over 75 grammar schools in Middlesex, Somerset, and Union Counties, as well as outlying areas. 

Click here for more information about St. Joseph High School's academic programs, and here to learn about the school's sports programs. For other questions, call (732) 549-7600 or email

Saint Joseph High School
145 Plainfield Ave 
Metuchen, NJ 08840 

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