Pelham Memorial High School announced that eight students were named 2020 National Merit Commended Students. It was previously announced that three PMHS seniors were named National Merit Semifinalists.
Named National Merit Commended Students: Albert Ai, Lucas Fredbeck, Lukas Glist, Michael McInerney, Stephanie Munn, Emily Nakayama, Matyas Spunberg and Sophie Xu
They were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for placing among 34,000 students nationwide who were recognized for their exceptional academic promise. National Commended students were chosen from the top 50,000 scorers of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the PSAT exam last year.
“Each year we feel so fortunate to have students recognized among the top of their class from across the country,” said PMHS Principal Jeannine Clark. “I’m extremely proud of our eight commended students, both for their academic achievements and for their outstanding representation of our high school.”