Hopkins School, an independent school in New Haven, has 19 students who were named National Merit Semifinalists for 2018. The 19 Hopkins students were the most students from one Connecticut public or private school.
National Merit scholarship semifinalists include the top 1 percent of highest-scoring seniors on the PSAT exam for each state, in proportion to graduating seniors. All students at Hopkins take the PSAT.
Three of the semifinalists at Hopkins are residents of Woodbridge. John Atkins, Bryan Gu and Kristina Yarovinsky were named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists at Hopkins. For more information on the National Merit Scholarship Foundation: http://www.nationalmerit.org/s/1758/interior.aspx?sid=1758&gid=2&pgid=424.
Hopkins School, the 3rd oldest independent school in the country, has a distinguished history that spans more than 350 years. Hopkins is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for grades 7-12. Located on a 108-acre campus overlooking New Haven, the School takes pride in its distinguished faculty and dedicated staff.