Bay High's Will Huntington is National Merit Finalist

Bay High's Will Huntington is a National Merit Finalist.

Bay High School senior Will Huntington has been named a National Merit Finalist by the National Merit Scholarship Program. He earned the prestigious academic distinction with his score on the 2015 Preliminary SAT (PSAT), taken during his junior year in high school.

Will plans to major in economics, and he has narrowed down his choice of schools to Vanderbilt, Northwestern, Harvard and Yale. The Rockets baseball player would like to coach baseball, but he also has a strong interest in the nonprofit world.

He has been his school’s leader each year in organizing the St. Baldrick’s fundraiser. “I’ve been involved with St. Baldrick’s, shaving my head, since seventh-grade,” he said, and noted that he will be leading the effort again this year at Bay High. He has held leadership positions in Bay High’s Youth Philanthropy Fellowship and Student Council.

The nationwide pool of National Merit Finalists represents less than one percent of the 1.6 million students from 22,000 U.S. high schools who take the PSAT in their junior year.

Karen Derby

Director of Communications for the Bay Village City School District

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Volume 9, Issue 6, Posted 10:21 AM, 03.21.2017