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Seventeen D. 202 students earn National Merit “commended” rank

Seventeen District 202 high school seniors have been named “commended” students in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The National Merit Scholarship Program is a nationwide competition for recognition and awards conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarships, about 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

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.

These District 202 students are 2020 “National Merit Scholarship Commended Students”:

PLAINFIELD NORTH HIGH SCHOOL

  • Ava Baron
  • Jacob Borto
  • Ethan Cartwright
  • Pallavi Gorantla
  • Cameron Murphy
  • Nicholas Son
  • James Vu
  • Audrey Yu

PLAINFIELD EAST HIGH SCHOOL

  • Vincent Chirio
  • Kyle Edmund
  • Kurt Funke
  • Alec Hoster
  • Jonah Koppitz
  • Griffin Rzonca
  • Eliza Salvado
  • Tyler Smith
  • Jacob Volling