Saint John’s Prep Student Named National Merit Finalist Posted on February 27, 2017 in Press Releases, Student News Saint John’s Preparatory School is proud to congratulate Amelia Broman ’17 for being named a national Merit Finalist! Amelia Broman ’17 receives her finalist certificate from SJP Vice President of Advancement, Aaron Miller. Saint John’s Prep Senior Amelia Broman, daughter of Bruce Broman and Evelyn Erickson of Saint Cloud, was named as a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Amelia is also the twin sister of SJP senior Nathan Broman ’17. Amelia is one of the 15,000 students nationwide to earn the honor as semi-finalist. She now advances to compete for one of 7,500 National Merit Scholarships. Amelia is among the top scorers of the PSAT/NMSQT® in the United States and Minnesota. Amelia is among the academically talented high school seniors who now have the opportunity to continue in the competition for scholarships worth about $33 million. At Saint John’s Prep, Amelia is a member of the National Honor Society, Swim Team, Nordic Ski Team, Prep Post Newspaper, jazz band and band. She is also a member of the Knowledge Bowl team, and won the state championship title in 2014. Amelia Broman ’17 The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®)–a test which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.5 million entrants each year–and by meeting published program entry/participation requirements. Founded in 1857, Saint John’s Prep is a Catholic/Benedictine private day and boarding school, providing students, of all faiths, in grades 6-12 with a college-preparatory curriculum. Busing and scholarships are available. For more information, we encourage you to attend our Open House on October 1, visit www.sjprep.net or call 320-363-3315.