6 Kehillah Students Recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program
Kol HaKavod to all of the students recognized by the National Merit® Scholarship Program! Seniors Sai Gopinath, Alex Leiman, Lexi Tuch, Ezra Mowbray, and Paul Treitel have been named Commended Students. Of the 1.6 million entrants, 50,000 with the highest PSAT qualify for recognition. About 34,000 receive Letters of Commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise. Senior, Joy Cheskin, has qualified as a semifinalist and will be continuing on in the competition. 16,000 students, or approximately one-third of the 50,000 high scorers, are notified that they have qualified as Semifinalists. To ensure that academically talented young people from all parts of the United States are included in this talent pool, Semifinalists are designated on a state representational basis.