Bells Named as Natl Merit Commended Students

Posted: September 23, 2016

On the heels of the announcement of National Merit Semifinalists, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced 45 Bells as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Bellarmine seniors receiving the commendation are:

George P. Ajit Edwin B. Hooper Nathan Nguyen
Scott D. Baker Yongfeng B. Lim Tom C. Nobal
Jack T. Belshe Conor K. Linehan Cameron K. Orimiston
Michael Betlej Xavier T. Liu Laurence C. Palmer
Ryan Biland Matthew Macdonald Nikhil S. Rajavasireddy
Kian P. Blewett Connor Mack Pravin Ravishanker
Jacob S. Boerma Vidur Maheshwari Clayton Z. Rosenthal
Bryant Q. Cong Louis M. McConnell Seamus D. Ruiz-Earle
Matthew V. Cortes Evan C. McNulty Tharun Shiju
Sean Costello Rushil Mehra Udaikaran Singh
Colin Denzel Sejal Midha Jonathan Tran
Dylan D. Doblar Ankit Mukherjee Yash P. Vanvari
Brenden G. Farrer Mustafa H. Naguib Eric K. Wang
Edwin George Andrew M. Nguyen Alexander M. Yang
Matthew J. Heagerty Hieu Nguyen Alexander H. Yoo

Commended Students placed among the top five percent of the more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

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