Lindbergh High School’s senior class includes nine National Merit Scholarship finalists — a record-breaking number for the school. Pictured, back row, from left, are: Brian Roth, William Iverson, Kyle Burkhart, Mariano Marin and Quin Rich. Front row, from left, are: Kendall Helbert, Francesca Vacca, Kelly Weiss, and Jacob Luciani. Approximately 1.5 million students enter the National Merit Program each year by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Lindbergh’s nine finalists join the approximately 15,000 semifinalists nationwide who advanced to finalist standing in February.