Nine students join finalist list for National Merit Scholarship

Kelsey Kinzer

Bearden has more seniors than ever ranked among the top 16,000 students in America based on their PSAT scores this year. Dalton Chaffee, Matthew Clark, Tabitha Colter, Cole Graham, Hayes Griffin, Jack Li, Ben Knight, Michael Pearce, and Aidan Sears are all finalists in one of the most prestigious academic competitions in America.