Sim Yoder ('19) has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Presenting her with her Letter of Commendation is Guidance Counselor Jim Buller.

Although Commended Students do not continue in the competition for scholarship awards, they are among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2017 PSAT (Preliminary Scholarship Aptitude Test).

"The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "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."