National Merit Semifinalist Andrew Matus poses for picture with Board President and Superintendent.

At its October 18, 2022 meeting, the Westfield Board of Education welcomed Westfield High School 12th grader Andrew Matus, a semifinalist in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Matus is among a nationwide pool of about 16,000 semifinalists who represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. These academically talented students have the opportunity to continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered next spring.

Eleven Westfield High School students have been recognized for their exceptional academic promise as Commended Students in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program as well:  Owen Craig, Elaine Deignan, Adrian Gripp, Julian Hamilton, Audrey Jones, Grace Kilbourn, Meryl Li, Michael Liebermann, Cameron Linenberg, Mackenzie Wilson, and Sophia Xing.

Additionally, five Westfield High School students earned perfect scores on June 2022 ACT and SAT subject area tests:  Aprameyo Chakravarty (SAT Math), Graydon Calder (SAT Math), Audrey Jones (ACT Reading), Rachel Malkinzon (ACT Math), and Iskandar Mirtagavi (ACT Reading).