Ascension Christian High School senior Natasha Kelly has been named a semifinalist in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program, a news release said.
Kelly is the first student from Ascension Christian to be named a semifinalist. She will compete for one of approximately 7,400 National Merit Scholarships. Scholarship winners will be announced in the spring.
She is the daughter of Clay and Summer Kelly, of Baton Rouge.