The Head of school, Justin Kleinheider, of MMI Preparatory School announced today that Rachael Betz has been named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
A Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®), which conducts the program, was presented to this scholastically talented senior. Mr. Kleinheider said, “We are extremely proud Rachael and her accomplishments. Being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program is a testament to Rachael’s academic achievement and dedication.”
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarship Awards, Commended Students place 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 name Commended Students 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 to pursue their pursuit of academic success.”