The following students were honored by the annual National Merit Scholarship Program, which offers scholarship opportunities to those who score in the top of the nation on the PSAT exam given to high school juniors. West Salem and Bangor did not respond to requests for information on their honorees.

Onalaska High School

  • Semifinalist: Sarah Wood, Aditya Ailiani, Victoria Kearns, Katie Chafoulias
  • Commended: Zach Honadel

Central High School

  • Semifinalists: Jett Mickelson, Marley Richmond
  • Commended: Lance Gunter, Chad Richter, Cameron Sahagian-Crandall

Logan High School

  • Semifinalist: Benjamin Smith
  • Commended: Andrew Klinge, Isaac List

Onalaska Luther High School

  • Semifinalist: Emme Rogers,
  • Commended: Michaela Harbach, Zachary Wendt

Holmen High School

  • Semifinalist: Nicholas Haas 
  • Commended: Cooper Kulmaczewski, Elisabeth Lichtie

Aquinas High School

  • Commended: Elizabeth Copps

Nathan Hansen has been the Education Reporter for the Tribune since 2014. Prior to that, he covered education, agriculture and business topics for the Winona Daily News. He is always on the lookout for news tips and can be contacted at 608-791-8234.

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