FHS National Merit Semi-Finalists # could be record

With 16, Farragut High School had an impressive number of recently-announced National Merit Semi-Finalists. They are, seated from left, Selene Tan, Shravya Tathineni, Micah Brooks, Lily Eddins, Rena Liu and Alice Tang. Back row, from left, are Joshua Lin, Michael Qi, Nathan Stewart, Jacob Nieman, Caleb Wanca, Paul Kronzer, Keara Tibbs, Raymond Jin, Kelly Su and Cole Given. It is believed to be among the highest number of honorees in one school year. Katie King,

FHS College and Career counselor, said Knox County Schools’ semi-finalists (not including Farragut) had 19 district-wide.