Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School Student Earns Top Award in National Merit Scholarship Program

Staff Report

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Song Ting Tang, a senior at John S. Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School, has been named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program.   

Tang is the only student in Richmond County to achieve this status in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. A National Merit Scholarship Program Semifinalists is among the top two percent of PSAT test-takers in the state and represent less than one percent of all high school seniors in the nation.   

Tang will now compete against more than 16,000 semifinalists to be named a National Merit Finalist by submitting an essay, letters of recommendation, SAT scores, transcripts, and grade point average. 

National Merit Finalists are eligible for corporate and college-sponsored scholarships and will be announced between April and July 2023