2012-10-17 / Local & State

Smith Named Commended Student

Todd Beatty, principal at McConnellsburg High School, announced that Andrew Smith, Big Cove Tannery, has been named a commended student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship program. A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented senior.

About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for theier exceptional academic promise. Although they will not conintue in the 2013 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, commended students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifying Test.

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