Four Students Named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Four students from Bishop Verot Catholic High School have received national recognition for academic success. Dr. Denny Denison announced today Thomas Arcentales, Ahad Hussain, David Mahan, and Austin Mosbach have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented to these scholastically talented seniors. Austin resides in Bonita Springs and the other three recipients are residents of Ft. Myers.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2017 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).