Six Wilton High School seniors have been named National Merit Semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Elizabeth R. Healy, William J. Heffernan, Nicholas D. Johnson, Nickia A. Muraskin, Stephanie T. Xie and Brandon W. Zheng.
These students took the fall 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as juniors. Nationally, more than 1.5 million students took the exam and approximately 16,000 were named semifinalists. This represents less than 1% of United States high school seniors.