WESTFIELD, NJ — Four seniors from Westfield High School are among the semi-finalists in 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

The semi-finalists from Westfield are the following:

  • Ian R. Gurland
  • Aidan C. Kilbourn
  • Connie T. Liu
  • Julia F. Tompkins

The seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced.

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Over 90% of the semifinalists are expected to attain finalist standing, and about half of the finalists will win a National Merit Scholarship, the announcement said.

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