Hen Hud Senior Liz Feller Takes National Merit Top Honor

Hen Hud High School senior Liz Feller is a National Merit Scholarship Winner.
Hen Hud High School senior Liz Feller is a National Merit Scholarship Winner.

MONTROSE, NY. Hendrick Hudson High School is pleased and proud to announce that Liz Feller has been selected a National Merit Scholarship winner.


Liz, who lives in Cortlandt Manor and is the daughter of Mary Ann and Mitchell Feller, will attend Brandeis University, in Waltham, Mass.  An avid fencer, Liz was recruited to fence for the Brandeis NCAA Division Three team. She plans to major in Physics with probable double minors in Astrophysics and Creative Writing.


“We are so proud of Liz’s accomplishment,” said Principal James Mackin.  Receiving a college-sponsored Merit Scholarship is an extremely prestigious award, and Liz deserves the honor.  As Liz moves to the next phase of her academic life we are excited about what she will accomplish.  We wish her the best of luck at Brandeis University!”


According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation of Evanston, Ill., About 1.5 million juniors in some 22,000 high schools entered the 2014 National Merit Scholarship competition when they took the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which served as an initial screen of program entrants. By the conclusion of the 2014 competition, about 8,000 Finalists will have been selected to receive National Merit Scholarships totaling over $35 million. Winners are the Finalist candidates judged to have the strongest combination of academic skills and achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.


joshua tanner June 04, 2014 at 08:24 PM


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