Five seniors from Christopher Columbus High School were named 2015 National Merit Scholarship Finalists. This is the second consecutive year that Columbus has had more National Merit Scholarship Finalists than any other Catholic school in Miami-Dade County. The Finalists are (l-r, seated) Nestor Montejo, Michael Tonarely, William Reis, Brian Fenaughty and Tomas de la Casas. Behind them (l-r) are Dr. Juan Vila, academic dean; Br. Angelo Palmieri, college counselor; David Pugh, principal; Sylvie Galvez-Cuesta, Mas Scholar Program director, and Pedro Garcia-Casals, curriculum dean.