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BHS Senior Named "Commended Student" in National Merit Scholarship process
Posted 09/27/2017 07:34AM

 

Photo of Ashley Bryant

     Principal Francis T. Kennedy, of Berlin High School, recently announced that Ashley Bryant has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.  A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior.

     Ashley is among 34,000 Commended Students, throughout the nation, being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.  Although they will not continue in the 2018 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers, out of more than 1.6 million students, who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).

     “The young men and women named as Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC.  “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.  We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

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