Awards and Recognition

Each year, Hoban students never cease to amaze their teachers, peers and themselves. We proudly celebrate individuals and groups of students for their accomplishments in the classroom and beyond. 

Doss and Markowski named National Merit Finalists, receive scholarships

Hoban seniors Colin Doss and Joseph Markowski have been named finalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Both seniors were awarded National Merit Scholarship Corporation scholarships. In all, seven Hoban students were recognized this year at various levels. 

Hoban is proud to have a longstanding tradition of naming students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. In the last five years, 38 students have been recognized. Learn more

About 15,000 of the 16,000 semifinalists advance to finalist status, based on academic record, participation in school and community activities, demonstrated leadership and honors received. Finalists represent less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors and are the highest-scoring entrants in each state.

2023 National Merit Semifinalists

Five Hoban students named commended students

Archbishop Hoban High School is proud to announce five seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Brody Franjesh, Joseph Redle, Francis Rinaldi, John Wiencek and Mukun Zhou are recognized for their exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the qualifying test used for program entry. 

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their academic successes. Although they will not continue in the 2023 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.