Four Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) students and one Annandale High School student have been named semifinalists in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship program.
The program is part of an an academic competition for black American high school students conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
A total of 28 students from 16 different Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) schools were selected.
The semifinalists are:
Annandale High School
- Christine Tamir
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
- Anthony Carrington
- Hassan Eltinay
- Cheyanne Rivera
- Comfort Sampong
The scholarship awards will be handed out in spring 2014. The awards will be supported by corporations, professional organizations, foundations, and funds from the NMSC.