13 Framingham High Students Commended in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

FRAMINGHAM – Carolyn Banach, Framingham High School Principal, announced today, Octoner 19,that Jake Benoit, Allison Blais, Isabelle Blais, Brian Chansky, Nicholas Crotty, Marley DeSimone, Nicholas Heineman, Jazlynn Leung, Arjun Ramachandrula, Andrew Salls, Megan Sidmore, Jillian Wadland and Reid Xu have been named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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.

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 Scholarships, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

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

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