Category Archives: Class of 2022

National Merit Scholarship Qualifiers

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an annual academic competition for recognition and potential college undergraduate Scholarships.  The goal of this program is to identify and honor exceptionally able students and encourage them to pursue rigorous college studies.  The competition is open to all U. S. high school students.

This year, Theodore Roosevelt High School is home to three NMSQT Semifinalists.  They are:

Mengyu Lu is a Semifinalist.  His parents are Jane Gao and Youn Lu.

Nathan Mudrak is a Semifinalist. His Mother is Pam Mudrak.

Abigail Pease is a Semifinalist. Her parents are Elizabeth and Dale Pease.

Each of these students will move on in the competition and apply to become a Finalist.

In addition to the Semifinalists, we are pleased to announce four Commended Students.  They are:

Jacob Brawley is a Commended Student.  His parents are Abigail Edgell and Thomas Brawley

Maya Niesz Kutsch is a Commended Student.  Her parents are Tricia Niesz and Victor Kutsch.

Owen Pazderak is a Commended Student.  His parents are Susan Louis and Matthew Pazderak.

Lee Phillips is a Commended Student.  His parents are Ruth and Alan Phillips.

In the photo left to right 
Back Row: Abigail Pease (SemiFinalist), Jacob Brawley (Commended Student), Lee Phillips (Commended Student), Owen Pazderak (Commended Student)
Front Row: Maya Niesz Kutsch (Commended Student) Mengyu Lu (SemiFinalist)
not pictured: Nathan Mudrak