Rachel Seo named Commended Student National Merit Scholar

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Senior Rachel Seo was named a Commended Student in the National Merit Scholar Program.

Rachel Seo, a senior at Goshen High School, was named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program for her outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test administered in 2020.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2022 competition by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” explained 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 this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

Established in 1955, the scholarship program is underwritten by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation in tandem with hundreds of businesses and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence.