EDISON, NJ -- The National Merit Scholarship Program has now determined which of the 16,000 semifinalists named in September 2019 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. All finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2020.

Camila Fang of Edison, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School, is one of the 15,000 finalists, and she received a Certificate of Merit at Upper School morning meeting on Feb. 24. She represents the top one percent of the 1.5 million students who took the test. Camila is pictured with Andrew Webster, Head of School, and Chris Teare, Director of College Counseling. 

The selection of 7,500 Merit Scholarship winners from the group of finalists is now in progress. Winners will be notified in the coming months.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School (1295 Inman Ave., N. Edison) is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.