RYE, N.Y. Caitlin Hogan, a Chappaqua resident and a senior at School of the Holy Child in Rye was named a semifinalist by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. based on her high scores on the preliminary SAT.
Hogan is among about 16,000 high school students to be named a semifinalist, representing less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide. She entered Holy Child as a fifth-grader and has excelled ever since.
I have seen Caitlin grow into a thoughtful, confident, engaged, and driven young woman, said Kim Calhoun, director of the arts and Caitlins faculty adviser at School of the Holy Child, in a written statement. I am certain that wherever the road takes her, whatever path she chooses, she will devote her time and energy to something bigger than herself, and make the world a little better than she found it.
As a student at Holy Child, Hogan has consistently been on the honor roll; honed her athletic skills; participated in service trips to New Orleans; organized the Holy Child team for the annual Polar Plunge in support of the Special Olympics; and is a regular cast member in Holy Childs winter musical, including last season's production of "Annie." She is also a contributor to the school newspaper and literary magazine, and is involved with running the schools Gryphon Film Festival.
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