National Merit Program Announces Commended Students

National Merit Program Announces Commended Students

Nine seniors from Niceville High School have been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Halle Bright, Lucien Dewever, Matthew Erk, Sarah James, Marissa Rung, Eshaan Sharma, Nicholas Van Nimwegen, Dillon Welde, and Ian Zegouros.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.  Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 PSAT.

Pictured are:

Front:  Eshaan Sharma, Sarah James, Matthew Erk, Ian Zegouros, and Principal Marello; Back:  Halle Bright,  Marissa Rung,  Lucien Dewever,  and Dillon Welde.  (Not pictured Nicholas  van Nimwegen)