Eight students receive National Merit Commended Scholar recognition

2020 Commended Scholars

Eight seniors  have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  Front row (L to R): Ryan Burns, Maliah Bricking, Jack Melink, Adaliene Andsager and Ziyan “Richard” Zhang. Back row (L to R): Pierce Kreider, Jietong "Thomas" Zhang and Burke Hinton.

Eight seniors from The Summit Country Day School have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.  

The students are Adaliene Andsager and Burke Hinton, Hyde Park; Maliah Bricking, Sharonville; Ryan Burns, Anderson Township; Pierce Kreider, East Walnut Hills; Jack Melink, Loveland; Jietong "Thomas" Zhang, Mason; and Ziyan “Richard” Zhang, Hyde Park.    

The Commended Scholar recognitions are in addition to semifinalist recognition. Altogether, 12 percent of The Summit’s class of 2020 have been given some level of National Merit recognition. In the past five years, 64 Summit students have been recognized by National Merit. 

National Merit awards are based on performance in the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test taken during junior year. 

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