Posted October 12, 2012
The eighteen students represent the highest number
of commended students SHS has had in over 15 years
Eighteen SHS students have been
named National Merit Commended Students
Eighteen seniors at Shaker High School
have been named National Merit Commended Students.
The students are among 34,000 in the country
recognized for their high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National
Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Though they do not
advance in the National Merit program and are not semifinalists,
their achievement designates them top college candidates. They are
also qualified for certain scholarships from businesses, according
to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
The students who were named National Merit
Commended Scholars are Daniel Edwards, Abigale Eichelman, Ritam
Mehta, Taylor Methe, Nicholas Morihisa, Sarah Murphy, Saiprasad
Naidu, Isabel Pinheiro, Adam Rogers, Joseph Saulsbery, Brittant
Searles, Sarah Skolnick, Ellen Stockert, Erik Trinkle, Noah Van Ryn,
Safa Vora, Yingjie Wang and Alaina Boyle.
These eighteen students represent the highest
number of commended students SHS has had in over 15 years. They join
eight seniors who were named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists in