Sam Besozzi of Upper Arlington was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

Sam Besozzi of Upper Arlington was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Competition.

He is a student at Bishop Watterson High School, and the son of Jeffery and Elizabeth Besozzi.

He plans to major in industrial engineering in college, and is applying to Princeton, the University of Virginia and Ohio State University.

He is a member of St. Agatha Parish.