Bannon named semi-finalist in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

Joliet Catholic Academy is proud to announce that senior Michael Bannon has been named a semi-finalist in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. Michael is the son of Joseph and Karen and a member of St. Mary Nativity church.

Bannon is a standout student at JCA, placing first in Algebra II and Oral presentation in last year’s regional math competition and most notably scoring a 36 – a perfect score- on his ACT.

Michael is now part of a pool of about 16,000 of the most academically talented and promising high school seniors in the nation chosen by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Now in contention to be a finalist, he will have the opportunity to compete for one of 8,300 National Merit Scholarships and earn the title of Merit Scholar.

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