Cape Central High's Ibrahim Ahmad has been named a semifinalist for the prestigious National Merit Scholarship.
Ibrahim is among the most academically talented high school seniors in the nation and will have the opportunity to continue in the competition to earn scholarship money.
National Merit Semifinalists are screened by taking a test and submitting a detailed application about their academic record, participation in school and community activities, leadership skills, and honors received.
Ibrahim is a member of the BETA Club, National Honor Society, and Robotics Club. He is also part of the CHS cross country and tennis teams. Ibrahim plans to study aerospace engineering. He says he is currently considering attending Purdue or Georgia Tech next year.