Westhampton Beach student named semifinalist in Presidential Scholars competition

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Westhampton Beach High School senior Meghan Kelly has been named as one of 625 semifinalists to advance to the final round of the prestigious U.S. Presidential Scholars competition. She earned her spot for her impressive academic achievements and leadership abilities.

Kelly is her school’s Class of 2024 valedictorian, a member of the National, Math and Science honor societies, a Commended Student in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program and an AP Scholar with Distinction. She also received a perfect score on her AP Research exam and is a semifinalist in the Junior Sciences and Humanities Symposium.

When not studying, Kelly is an active member of her school’s varsity track team, pep band, Spanish Club and Interact Club. She is also a volunteer member of the Westhampton Junior Ambulance.

She plans to study biochemistry at Duke University in the fall.

Date Added: 5/2/2024