Eleven Humble ISD students named National Merit Finalists



Humble ISD is proud to announce 11 high school students were recognized for their outstanding academic achievement and named National Merit Finalists by The National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP). 

Eleven students from Humble ISD named National Merit Finalists are: Hunter Trambaugh from Atascocita High School; Allison Cates, Carson Crane, Aliya Khan, Leslie Leal, Kaitlin Smith, Molly Smith, Carly Stroud, William Walton and Brent Zhuang from Kingwood High School; and Andrew Thomas from Quest Early College High School. These students rank in the top one percent of the nation’s high school seniors.

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Of the 1.6 million entrants, 50,000 with the highest Selection Index scores (critical reading, mathematics and writing skills) qualify for recognition in the National Merit Scholarship Program.