Rancho Santa Fe student named 2013 National Merit Finalist

Tomer Mate-Solomon

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 12 seniors at The Bishop’s School have qualified as finalists in the 2013 scholarship competition including RSF resident Tomer Mate-Solomon, the son of Anka Mate and Michael Solomon. Other students that qualified as finalists are: Sean Blake, Frances Chen, Michael Haft, Alice Hwang, Andrew Jeon, Thomas King, David Liu, Tomer Mate-Solomon, Nick Meyer,

Jason Qu, Ashley Shin, and Eric Zhao.

Of the 15,000 finalists, approximately 8,400 are expected to receive Merit Scholarships. These Bishop’s students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.4 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in the fall of 2011.

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