Two Robinson Secondary School students have been named semifinalists in the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship program.
The program is part of an an academic competition for black American high school students conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
A total of 28 students from 16 different Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) schools were selected.
The semifinalists are:
Robinson Secondary School
- Kayla Meek
- Suha Suliman
- Anthony Carrington
- Hassan Eltinay
- Cheyanne Rivera
- Comfort Sampong
As semifinalists, each student is eligible to compete for more than 800 Achievement Scholarship awards, worth $2.5 million.
The scholarship awards will be handed out in spring 2014. The awards will be supported by corporations, professional organizations, foundations, and funds from the NMSC.