National Merit Program Recognizes US Students

The National Merit® Scholarship Program has recognized 21 University School seniors as Semifinalists and Commended students in the 2024 competition! These students qualified for this recognition based on their 2022 Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

The nationwide group of Semifinalists represents less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. The Semifinalist designation is the first step toward becoming a National Merit Scholarship winner. Merit Scholar designees are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.
The Semifinalists are:

Tommy Blossom
Ryan Chang
Adriano Cristaldi
Will Outcalt

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation also has recognized the outstanding academic promise of the following Commended Students for their high scores on the PSAT: 

Julian Berger
Matthew Devine
Kareem Fareed
Chase Greppin 
Max Halberstam
Colin Hsieh
Luke Kuang
Rohan Kumar
Nik Mahajan
Winston Massey
Anthony Messina
Liam Monaghan
Dhyani Nautiyal
Riley Penn
Noah Quisenberry
Alex Vincenti
Gordan Zeitz

Congratulations to all these students on their outstanding achievements!

Shaker Heights Campus

20701 Brantley Road
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122
Phone: 216-321-8260

Hunting Valley Campus

2785 SOM Center Road
Hunting Valley, Ohio 44022
GRADES 9 – 12
Phone: 216-831-2200
University School serves over 850 boys in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12 on two campuses in suburban Cleveland, Ohio. The School’s mission is to inspire boys of promise to become young men of character who lead and serve. Dedicated faculty, rigorous curriculum, and experiential programs foster intellectual, physical, creative, and moral excellence. University School is a diverse and inclusive community where each boy is known and loved.