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Baton Rouge schools lead the state in National Merit semi-finalists

5 years ago September 16, 2009 Sep 16, 2009 Wednesday, September 16 2009 Wednesday, September 16, 2009 9:28:12 AM CDT in News
Source: WBRZ Staff
By: John Pastorek

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System announced Wednesday the district led the state in the number of semi-finalists for the 55th annual National Merit Scholarship Program with 18 students from Baton Rouge Magnet and McKinley High Schools. One of the semifinalists, Jesse Tan, made a perfect score of 36 on the American College Testing or ACT exam.  Finalists will be announced in the spring of 2010.

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