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Carter Pate Among Elite Company

Smithville High School senior Carter Pate, was recently named a semi-finalist in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
In the fall of 2019, over 1.5 million high school juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT in order to enter this competition. Carter is one of approximately 16,000 talented high school seniors who have an opportunity to continue in the competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $30 million.