Thirty-three Coppell High School seniors and one New Tech High @ Coppell senior have been selected as 2021 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Selection is based on the students' scores on the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. National Merit Semifinalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. These students will have the opportunity to continue in the program and compete for scholarships, which will be offered next spring to National Merit Finalists.
CISD’s 2021 National Merit Semifinalists are New Tech High @ Coppell Senior Matthew Plawecki and CHS seniors: Katherine Anderson, Niyati Belathur, Sumit Chakraborty, Dojin Choi, Minwoo Choi, Preethi Jayaraman, Tanya Joseph, Tejas Kamtam, Karthik Karuppiah, Arnav Kashyap, Pranav Kommaraju, Dongkyu Lee, Meer Mahfuz, Sarah Mobley, Keertana Narayanan, Sidhaartha Palaniappan, Ella Potts, Rishab Pulugurta, Siddharth Rao, Divya Ravindra, Sidaarth Sabhnani, Anushri Saxena, Maya Shah, Yiwei Shen, Tony Shi, Nisha Shibu, Kaitlin Tan, Cole Tramel, Khang Tran, Neil Upreti, Joel Varghese, Raymond Zhang and Rahul M Garikapati.