Victoria '21 Named Commended Student in National Merit Scholarship Program
Victoria ‘21 has been recognized as a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program! More than 1.5 million students entered the 2020 competition when they took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQTⓇ) last year. Only 34,000 of those 1.5 million students were commended by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Victoria ‘21 was one of these students placing in the top 3% of test-takers.
A spokesperson for NMSC stated, “Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success. 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.”