Devika Raju, a Veterans Memorial ECHS senior, has been named a semifinalist in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Superintendent Dr. Zendejas made the announcement at Devika’s campus on Wednesday, September 9 with her family, Veterans Memorial students and employees present. There are only 5 Rio Grande Valley students named to the 2016 semifinalist list. Devika is the only one from the lower Valley.