Three District 279 students named National Merit Finalists

Three Osseo Area Schools seniors have been named 2013 National Merit finalists. The students were Sean P. McKenna, Martha L. Waterfield and Aniket A. Ketkar. All attend Maple Grove Senior High and live in Maple Grove.

The three students are eligible for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million.

National Merit finalists are chosen based on their scores on the PSAT and SAT tests, as well as high school grades and other factors.