Commended Merit Scholars Recognized
SJND seniors Dalton Green, Amelia Khoo, Andrew Leong and Amanda Mattoon have been named National Merit Commended Scholars in recognition of their academic abilities,which they demonstrated with outstanding performances on the PSAT. They were honored for placing among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the 2012 PSAT, a pre-SAT, last October.
And two students, Daniela Chaparro and Isabela Reid, were recognized as scholars by the College Board's National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP), which identifies outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school students. The NHRP recognized 5,300 Hispanic/Latino students selected from a pool of more than 259,000 students who took the 2012 PSAT.