Five members of the Father Ryan Class of 2021 have been named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. They were previously named Semifinalists. The total of five Finalists is once again the largest number of any Catholic high school in Tennessee.
The Finalists: Matt Calarco Darrel Chen
In making the announcement, Principal Paul Davis '81 said, "We're excited and proud that these five students have been named National Merit Finalists. Having known them for the past four years, I can say that it's certainly a well-deserved honor and a testament to their work ethic and diligence."