John Liu and Hannah Kagan-Moore don't know what all the hype is about.
Since these Danville High School seniors were named National Merit Scholars, along with classmate Rachel Beckman, they've been featured on a billboard here and had a few newspaper articles written about them.
They said the recognition is nice, but Beckman is definitely the one most excited about it. She was out of school Friday for a college visit, and not available for interview.
More than 1.4 million students in nearly 21,000 high schools across the country entered the 2008 National Merit Program by taking the preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as juniors. Semifinalists chosen represent less than 1 percent of the country's seniors, according to the program's Web site.