Merrol Hyde Magnet School

8 MHMS Merit Semifinalists

The excellence continues: MHMS has 8 seniors recognized by the National Merit Corporation!

Koch, Cooper, Rothschild, Wei and Whitley are National Merit Semi-finalists

Claire Koch, Sarah Cooper, Olivia Rothschild, Galen Wei, and Seth Whitley are Semi-Finalists, ranking in the top 16,000 students in the nation.

See, Willingham, and Summers are Nationally Commended Scholars


Michael See, Reagan Willingham, and Shaffer Summers are Nationally Commended Scholars ranking in the top 50,000 across the country!

Each of these scholars also is a great leader, passionate community servant, and wonderful young person who will change the world. We are proud of you!


Students in front of MHM school

For the fourth consecutive year, Merrol Hyde Magnet School has earned the title of Tennessee Reward School in recognition for academic achievement and growth. 

Congratulations to our students and staff for their hard work and perseverance in the 2020-21 school year!


MHMS is proud of all of the hard work and accomplishments of Blake Butler, Ashvin Kodali, Connor Edwards, and Drew Miller, who join the ranks of exceptional students from across the country who are now eligible for National Merit scholarships. 



Officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. These academically talented high school seniors have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring. The nationwide pool of Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors, includes the highest-scoring entrants in each state.

A Semifinalist must have an outstanding academic record through­out high school, be endorsed and recommended by a high school official, write an essay, and earn SAT® or ACT® scores that confirm the student's earlier performance on the qualifying test. 

Semifinalist in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Competition are: Sriman Narain, Travis Rettke, Luke Martin, Dane McBee, and Ben Perry (pictured left to right)


Shared Vision

Merrol Hyde Magnet School is committed to excellence in K-12 education by utilizing the Paideia philosophy of educating the whole child - body, mind, and spirit - while encouraging and nurturing a life long love of learning.

Merrol Hyde Magnet is an academic magnet school with an emphasis in foreign language.  Rigor and challenge at an accelerated pace are expected and embedded in our curriculum.