At the September Board meeting, the Board of Education congratulated Syosset High School seniors Ariel K. Blumenberg, Sabrina Eager, Sean S. Han, Benjamin S. Huang, Jasmine Li, Rayyan Nabi, Michael F. Wang, Lynnie Yang and Tingan Yang on being named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Competition. They are among the highest scorers in the state and nation on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. This honor is achieved by only approximately 16,000 students of the 1.6 million entrants in the nation. The semi-finalists will compete for approximately 7,500 National Merit Scholarships awarded by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Winners will be announced this spring. The Board awarded the students with certificates in recognition of this honor.