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Seniors Honored by National Merit Scholarship Program

Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program pose for a photo outside the school.

Pictured left to right: Drew Fusarell, Abigail Melton, Jameson Gerdts, Stefanie Burgess, Lilian Linton, Stacy Andrews, Charles Zug, and Catherine Pabalate. Not pictured: Sara Canale, John Isacco, and Daniel Mahon. 

Eleven Gibbons seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. 

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2022 competition by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” said 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 success.”