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Max Yuan Named National Merit Scholarship Winner

The Seven Hills School Congratulates our National Merit Scholarship Award winner Max Yuan. Yuan will attend Duke University.

In addition to his academic achievements, Yuan has shown dedication in a number of disciplines. He is a member of Seven Hills’ Cum Laude Society chapter. Among a few of his accomplishments, Yuan is also captain of Seven Hills’ Miami Valley Conference champion varsity tennis team, and an accomplished violist who has competed and won opportunities to play in prestigious orchestras. In fall 2018, Yuan was named first chair for viola in the Ohio Music Education Association Southwest Regional Orchestra, and he is a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Philharmonic.

Yuan is a member of the National French Honor Society, and a recent National French Exam medal recipient. He is one of several outstanding Seven Hills students who have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this school year. During the fall of 2018, The National Merit Program recognized eight Seven Hills seniors who qualified as Semifinalists, as well as an additional 10 students who qualified as Commended scholars in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. In early 2019, six Seven Hills students qualified as National Merit Finalists.

National Merit Scholarship winners are among a very select group of students with high PSAT scores and strong academic records. More than 1.6 million high school juniors across the country this year competed for 7,500 positions and a total of $31 million in scholarship money.