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NorthPointe Student Ryan Fleetham Recognized as National Merit Semifinalist

October 09, 2016
By K. Lowitzki

NorthPointe Christian High School is proud to recognize the achievement of senior Ryan Fleetham for his distinction as a National Merit Semifinalist.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation honors students who demonstrate very high academic performance in college preparatory coursework, high Preliminary SAT (PSAT) scores, and commendable involvement in leadership activities and service.  

Semifinalists represent less than one percent of high school seniors in the country.   Over 1.6 million students nationwide entered the program by taking the PSAT and Ryan is among the 16,000 of top test takers who have been honored with Semifinalist recognition.  

Ryan is looking to attend Rose-Hulman, the #1 ranked undergraduate engineering college, or Kettering University, a high ranking engineering school in Flint.  He plans to pursue electrical engineering, specializing in the renewable/sustainable energy sector.

Ryan is a National Honor Society member.  He tutors, volunteers through National Honors Society, participates in Science Olympiad, and attends youth group at Rockford Reformed Church.  In his free time, Ryan enjoys enjoy hanging out with friends, working out, listening to music, reading, and playing video games.  

National Merit Finalists will be announced in February.