DeSales Senior and ASB President Lauren Ruthven has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who took the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. That is the top 3%!
According to a spokesperson for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, Lauren and the additional Commended 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.”