Congratulations to Harrison High School senior Catherine Rocchi who has been named a 2015 National Merit Finalist. Over 1.5 million students participated in the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) and met other program participation requirements to be entered into the 2015 competition. Of the 50,000 students that are selected nationally, 34,000 receive Letters of Commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise and from those 16,000 students qualify as National Merit Semifinalists. Students are notified in late February if they have advanced as National Merit Finalists.
At Harrison High School, Catherine is an IB Diploma candidate, a member of the National Honor Society and the National Foreign Language Honor Society – receiving numerous awards for her study of Italian.
In addition to her academic accomplishments, Catherine is a drum major for the award winning Harrison High School Band, has performed as a member of the orchestra in high school musical productions, is a three sport scholar-athlete and captain of the Girls’ Cross Country, and Winter/Spring Track and Field teams, and is involved in numerous charitable activities and organizations.
Catherine plans to attend Dartmouth College in the fall.