2015 National Merit Semifinalist

THS Senior Recognized as National Merit Semifinalist
R. Padgaonkar


September 2014

Thunderbird High School has a senior who has been recognized as a National Merit Semifinalist for 2014-2015. 

Ronek Padgaonkar was honored by the GUHSD Governing Board for his exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.  In addition, he is placed in the top among 1.4 million juniors in 22,000 high schools who entered the 2015 National Merit program by taking the PSAT their junior year.  

Ronek will continue in the competition for one of the 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth $33 million.  National Merit Semifinalists represent less than one percent of the U.S. high school seniors. 

Congratulations Ronek!  Thunderbird HS is proud of you!