This article originally appeared on the Greenwich Time.
By Justin Papp
More than 40 local teenagers were named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.
The list includes 36 Greenwich High School and seven Sacred Heart Greenwich students honored for their outstanding performance on the program’s entry test.
The students are among 34,000 students nationwide to be given the distinction.
Although they will not continue in the 2021 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
Congratulations to Isabel DeVita, Piper Gilbert, Destini-Joy Green, Francisca Iraola, Olivia Lockwood, Mary Clare Marshall, and Morgan Wilkens!