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February 11, 2013

National Merit Finalists Announced

George School is proud to announce that Evan Clinton ’13 of Fallsington, Pennsylvania and Dan Simon ’13 of Newtown, Pennsylvania have advanced to become finalists in the National Merit Scholarship competition based on their outstanding scholarship and citizenship at George School and their continued high performance on standardized tests.

As finalists, Evan and Dan join 15,000 students throughout the United States who are now eligible to win one of approximately 8,300 merit scholarships. Finalists are chosen based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments–without regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, or religious preference. A variety of information is evaluated including the finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school’s official written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the finalist's own essay.

In addition to their academic achievements, Evan and Dan have both been recognized for their athletic achievements. Evan recently received an honorable mention in the phillyBurbs.com article “2012 Golden Teams: Football” wrap-up and Dan received an honorable mention in the Friends Schools League All-League swim team last season.

Founded in 1893 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), George School, a rigorous coed boarding and day school for grades nine through twelve, educates students from more than twenty-two states, forty-five foreign countries, and a variety of ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds. Through its commitment to diversity and the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and peacemaking, George School inspires students to be led by their own truths while respecting and appreciating opinions and beliefs different from their own. George School was one of the first schools in the United States to implement an International Baccalaureate diploma program.

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