LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Seven Jefferson County high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the annual National Achievement Scholarship Program which will offer about $2.5 million in scholarships next spring.
The semifinalists from DuPont Manual are Jacob Markert, Brittany Nelson, Raymond Robinson and Tristan Williams.
From Male, Marie Diop, Kristen Logan and DaJuan Payton-Kilgore are semifinalists.
More than 160,000 students from across the country submitted applications.
There are 1,600 semi-finalists.
Around 800 scholarships will be awarded.