Northwest NEWS

October 25, 1999


More school news

Melanie Amaral honored

   Melanie Amaral, a member of the senior class at Bothell High School, has been recognized as an Honorable Mention Finalist in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. This program provides national recognition of the exceptional academic achievements of Hispanic high school seniors, and identifies academically well-prepared Hispanic high school seniors for post-secondary institutions. Students enter the program by taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as high school juniors and by identifying themselves as Hispanic. From over 160,000 students nationwide, the 4,000 highest scoring students are initially identified as semifinalists. Amaral is among these 3,000 Hispanic students who have been recognized as Honorable Mention Finalists in the recognition program.

One more National Merit semifinalist

   Caitlin Miller, daughter of Mark and Barbara Miller of Brier and a senior at Inglemoor High School, has been named the eighth National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.