Parkway e-News Story

Nearly 11 Percent of Missouri's National Merit Semifinalists are from Parkway

Thirty-nine Parkway students recently qualified as 2008 National Merit Semifinalists. While Parkway students comprise less than two percent of total Missouri school enrollment, they represent nearly 11 percent of Missouri’s students who qualified for National Merit Semifinalists-- more than any other district in the state.*****
Some 16,000 students – 364 in Missouri – representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, have qualified as National Merit Semifinalists. An additional 34 Parkway students were commended in the 2008 National Merit program. All of Parkway’s National Merit Semifinalists and Commended students will be honored at the October 24 board of education meeting.
For a complete listing of Parkway’s Semifinalists and Commended students, go to: http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/news/stories.cfm?ID=052DAEEC%2D1279%2D93A5%2D5D3E47F966121FBA