Congratulations to six Cleveland Heights High School seniors (Lewis Pollis, Alexandria Miller, Nataja Roberts, Jaiye Sampson, Erin Morris and Matt Zucker, L-R) recognized for their academic excellence by the National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship programs. Zucker is a National Merit semifinalist, while Miller and Pollis are National Merit commended students. Roberts is a National Achievement Scholarship semifinalist, and Morris and Sampson are the National Achievement Outstanding Participants. These awards, based on students’ PSAT scores, make them eligible for significant college scholarships. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) is a privately funded not-for-profit organization that conducts the National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship programs–annual competitions that recognize and provide college scholarships to academically talented U.S. high school students. Since its founding in 1955, NMSC has recognized 3 million students and provided over 335,000 scholarships worth more than $1.3 billion.