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SHS students named commended students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

| October 7, 2020

The following Shaker High School students have been named commended students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program:

  • Atharv Agashe
  • Taha Ahmad     
  • Dolly Bhashyam   
  • Isabella Cowan     
  • Connor Doherty    
  • Robert Fratangelo   
  • Andrew Huang            
  • Grace Isernia  
  • Jethro Lee 
  • Emma Loffredo
  • Sneha Malneedi        
  • Zachary Novkov-Bloom
  • Anavi Parikh
  • Alexei Robin
  • Anna Ryu
  • Istan Slamet
  • Nathaniel Spence
  • Alvira Tyagi
  • Catalina Varela
  • Aarohi Vasavada
  • Jalen Wu
  • Ilyoung Yang

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.

34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the competition for Merit Scholarship awards to be offered next spring, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 Merit Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying test.

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” a spokesperson for the National Merit Scholarship Program stated. “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 academic success.”

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