Corinth Holders student a step closer to scholarship

From News ReleaseDecember 28, 2013 

From left, Corinth Holders High School Principal Chase Ferrell congratulates Grant Masini has Masini's father, Louis, looks on.

ALLISON BARGOIL — Corinth Holders High School

Grant Masini, a senior at Corinth Holders High School, has been named a semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship program.

During a recent English class, Masini got the surprise news from guidance counselor Karen Morrison, Principal Chase Ferrell and his father, Louis Masini.

Masini qualified as a semifinalist by earning one of the highest scores in the state on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. He will learn in February if he is a finalist.

Merit Scholar finalists are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments and potential for success in rigorous college studies. They compete for some 8,000 National Merit Scholarships worth a combined $35 million.

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