Magnolia High School senior Sophia Bogat (right) has been named a semifinalist for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship award. She will be among 16,000 students nationwide competing for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships. Bogat plans to major in both physics and art. Senior Caspar Stinn (left) was awarded the commended student honor for the 2014 National Merit Scholarship program. He plans to major in chemical engineering and material science.