Lutheran South senior a National Merit semifinalist

Brian Kirn, a senior at Lutheran High School South, has been recognized as a National Merit semifinalist for his performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which he took last year as a junior.

His score was in the top 1 percent of the more than 1 million students nationwide who took the test. He will continue in the competition for the prestigious National Merit Scholarships to be announced later this year.