Mrs. Butler announced today that Caitlyn Phillips has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the school and NMSC, which conducts the program, will be presented by Mrs. Butler to this scholastically talented senior.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed amoung the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 PSAT.
“Those being named 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.”