Eleven Fort Bend ISD high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Program. Selection is based on students high scores on the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT), as well as their overall academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership abilities, employment and honors and awards received.
FBISD’s 2014 National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists are: Momoreoluwa Adesanmi (Dulles High School), Olubusola Akinniranye (Austin High School), Agnes Archibong (Austin High School), Joshua Banks (Dulles High School), Oluwatomilona Ifelayo (Travis High School), Muizz Karenson (Hightower High School), Zawadia LeFang (Austin High School), Tosahuemwenmuen Nehikuere (Austin High School), Gideon Oyekanmi (Hightower High School), Richard Oyeniran (Clements High School), and Hope Waobikeze (Hightower High School).
From the approximately 1,600 semifinalists, about 1,300 are expected to advance to the finalist level and compete for one of 700 one-time National Achievement $2,500 scholarships, as well as about 100 corporate and business-sponsored Achievement Scholarship awards. The winners will be announced in early April.