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COMMENDED SCVTHS STUDENTS NAMED IN 2020 NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Eight SCVTHS students were named Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program

SCVTHS Commended Students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program
(back l-r): William Littwin of Bridgewater, Mayaank Pillai of Hillsborough,
Seejal Padhi of Bridgewater, Sanya Ravoori of Hillsborough;

(front l-r): Mira Amin of Bridgewater, Ritu Peddinti of Bridgewater,
Krishna Mody of Martinsville and Nidhi Banker of Branchburg

 

Diane Ziegler, Principal of Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School, announced that Mira Amin of Bridgewater, Nidhi Banker of Branchburg, William Littwin of Bridgewater, Krishna Mody of Martinsville, Seejal Padhi of Bridgewater, Ritu Peddinti of Bridgewater, Mayaank Pillai of Hillsborough and Sanya Ravoori of Hillsborough 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 Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers 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 NMSC spokesperson. “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.”

 

For more information on this story contact James Strickhart at (908) 526-8900, ext. 7169 or jstrickhart@scvts.net.