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A Catholic School for Young Men in the Marist Tradition since 1958
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2 Explorers Named National Merit Scholarship Program Finalists

Two senior Explorers were recently named finalists in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Christopher de la Viesca and Luis Victores were selected on the basis of their SAT scores, grades, essays and letters of recommendation.
In September, both students were named semifinalists in the competition for scoring in the top 1% of all juniors completing the PSAT in October 2019.
As finalists, the Christoher Columbus High School Class of 2021 seniors are now competing for National Merit Scholarships that will be offered and announced this spring. The program awards three types of scholarships: National Merit $2,500 Scholarships, Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarships and College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships.
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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 Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.