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Fifteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Fifteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named 2017 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. All 15 of this year’s National Merit Semifinalists from JPPSS advanced as finalists. “While we are extremely pleased to learn that all of the National Merit Semifinalists from Jefferson Parish have also […]

Seven JPPSS students win National Merit college-sponsored scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) awarded college scholarships to seven students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). Five students from Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies and two from Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy were named College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners. These awards provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four […]

Eleven JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Eleven Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) students have been named 2016 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. These students are now eligible to receive a National Merit Scholarship. Recipients will be announced in the spring. “Congratulations to each of these young people on receiving such a tremendous honor on the national […]