The principal, Kristin Smetana, of Riverside Brookfield High School announced that Rachel McLean, Benjamin Schulte, and Jacob Wardzala have been named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 34,000 Commended Students through the nation are 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 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®). A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.
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