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David Ziskin

Superintendent of Schools

25 High Street

Fort Plain, NY 13339





Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School senior named National Merit Scholarship finalist

Fort Plain Jr./Sr. High School senior Christian Arndt was recently named a National Merit Scholarship finalist. He is one of 15,000 finalists among approximately 1.5 million students who entered the program. He is the first finalist from Fort Plain in about 20 years.

According to the website, the National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. About 1.5 million juniors in close to 22,000 high schools entered the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the Preliminary sat/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test.

“It’s a great feeling to be a finalist,” Christian said. “It’s very nice to be recognized for my hard work.”

National Merit Scholarship winners will be chosen from the group of finalists based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments.

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