Notre Dame High School has been notified that Isabella Wade, daughter of Jeff and Janet Wade, has been named a National Merit Semifinalist. In addition to being named a Semifinalist, Isabella also boasts a 4.49 GPA and a perfect ACT score.
Outside of school, Isabella enjoys horseback riding. She also spends numerous hours volunteering with a therapeutic riding program.
Over 1.5 million juniors in about 21,000 high schools entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes in the highest-scoring entrants in each state.