Jamestown High School Principal, Dana Williams, is proud to announce that senior Elizabeth Gartenbein-Beidel has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. Mr. Williams presented a Letter of Commendation from JHS and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, to this scholastically talented senior.
“We are very proud of Elizabeth’s accomplishments,” said Mr. Williams. “Her hard work and dedication are evident by this award. Elizabeth is an exemplary representative of JHS and we are happy to celebrate her award.”
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2021 competition for the National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
“Those being named as a Commended Student have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”