Nine KHS Seniors Named National Merit Commended Students

Kennett High School is proud to announce this year’s National Merit Commended studeSample Imagents: (standing L-R) Tolulope Adetayo, Dylan Munson, Erin Dooley, Andrew Kim, Jacob Saltzberg, Magnus Murray, Christian Beveridge, (kneeling L-R) Alexander Mark, and Casey Bruno.

A Letter of Commendation from Kennett High School and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, has been presented by Kennett High School principal, Dr. Jeremy Hritz, to these scholastically talented seniors.

“We are so proud of these outstanding students, not only for their exceptional performance on standardized tests, but also for all the other ways in which they enrich the Kennett Square community,” Dr. Hritz stated.

Although these students do not continue in the competition for Merit Scholarships, they placed among the top 5% of the 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 Merit Scholarship competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.