Local Ross Student Named National Merit Commended Student


Ross School Head of High School William J. O’Hearn III announced today that Finn Li ’18 has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program. A letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented to this scholastically talented senior.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2018 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)

“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 or 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.

3 thoughts on “Local Ross Student Named National Merit Commended Student

  1. Congrats to Finn!!!! We always knew that you had unique and outstanding talents—so what a wonderful commendation and well deserved! Much love as you pursue your dreams!! xoxo Gram & Papa

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