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Huntington High School place kicker chosen as National Merit semifinalist

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Not too many student-athletes can say they are a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist and contributor to the top ranked team in the state, but Zach Stevens can. 

The senior at Huntington High is the place kicker for the undefeated and #1 AAA team in West Virginia. Stevens also excels in the classroom as a semifinalist for the prestigious academic honor. 

According the National Merit Scholarship website they receive more than a million entrees each year. Then, around 1,600 are chosen as semifinalists. And in late January, the finalist are announced. 

Zach and his Huntington football teammates will host George Washington on Friday night at 7:30 in the quarterfinals of the state football tournament. 

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