WOODBURY – Nonnewaug High School Principal Julie Luby announced today that Lindsey Ross and Luke Lavan have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.
A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the programs, was presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2019 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2019 competition by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
According to the NMSC, the young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC. The NMSC says these students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation.
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