Caroline Surrett named National Merit Scholarship Program commended student
Hartsville High School announced recently that senior Caroline Surrett is a 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to this scholastically talented student.
“The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” the NMSC said in a release. “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.” About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.
Although they will not continue in the 2018 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, also known as the PSAT/ NMSQT.