Northwest ISD Announces Seven Commended Scholars, Two Outstanding Participants
Northwest ISD is proud to recognize seven students as Commended Scholars in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program and two Outstanding Participants in the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship Program:
Commended Scholars – National Merit Scholarship Program
Caulin Bradshaw, Byron Nelson High School
Elizabeth Gardner, Northwest High School
John Giuffrida, Byron Nelson High School
Jonathan Kilgore, Northwest High School
Kaitlyn Potter, Northwest High School
Andrew Schindler, Northwest High School
Kristin Stone, Byron Nelson High School
Outstanding Participant – National Achievement Scholarship Program
Shullamite Ababioh, Northwest High School
Jared Cormier, Byron Nelson High School
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2015 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, these select students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2015 competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
Approximately 3,100 outstanding 2015 National Achievement Program participants are brought to the attention of about 1,500 four-year colleges and universities in the United States. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation reports the National Achievement Scholarship Program is an academic competition established in 1964 to provide recognition for outstanding Black American high school students. Students enter this program by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).