Christopher Columbus High School

A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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Seven Explorers Named National Merit Semifinalists

We are proud to announce that seven seniors have qualified as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program:

Matthew Rockwell
Emilio Valenzuela
Matthew Schutzen
Daniel J. Gonzalez
Dante Velasco
Christopher Costa
Rafael Rodriguez

Congratulations to these outstanding students for being among the highest scoring entrants in the nation on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®). These academically talented Explorers will continue in the competition for 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million that will be offered next spring.

We also congratulate our excellent faculty for their work in preparing the students for the rigorous exams.

Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by AdvancEd and a member of the National Catholic Educational Association.