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Ten JPPSS Students Named 2014 National Merit Semifinalists

Ten students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named as semifinalists in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. In order to be considered for the program, students take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. To become a semifinalist, students must be the top scorers in their state. “We are very […]

Ten JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Ten Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) seniors have achieved finalist standing in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship awards program. “These ten extraordinary students were selected as finalists based on their excellent academic records, participation in school and community activities, and their outstanding leadership skills,” said Superintendent Dr. James Meza, Jr. “We are so proud […]

Fourteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Fourteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named as semifinalists in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship program. The students are among approximately 16,000 semifinalists across the country who will compete for some 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring. “We are extremely […]

Five JPPSS Students Named National Merit – Achievement Scholarships

Four students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System were named as National Merit Finalists and one student was named as a National Achievement Finalist for the 2010-2011 school year. The National Merit Finalists are Hiba Elaasar, Anna Reine, Jordana Williams, and Emily Yu from Haynes Academy.  Chelsey Walker from Haynes Academy was named a National […]