Five Lakota Students Named National Merit Finalists

Five Lakota Students Named National Merit Finalists

The Lakota School District is proud to announce that five Lakota East and Lakota West high school students who were named semifinalists advanced to the next level in the 2016 National Merit and National Achievement Scholarship programs.

At Lakota West the National Merit finalists are Jacob Harrison, Tiger Li and Lukas Leininger. At Lakota East they are Chris Pitaniello and Kaylee Rice.

In March, the National Merit Scholarship Program will begin awarding 8,000 scholarships to selected finalists based on test scores, overall academic record and recommendations.                                                                                          


Pictured from Lakota West (left to right): Jacob Harrison, Tiger Ji and Lukas Leininger
. From Lakota East: Chris Pitaniello and Kaylee Rice.