Cotter President Presents National Merit Scholarship Commended Students


Sr. Judy Schaefer, President of Cotter Schools announced today that 4 students have been named “Commended Students” in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors during an all-school assembly on Thursday, September 21st.

Congratulations to Benjamin Windley-Daoust, Samuel Graff, Delaney Dvorak, and Benjamin Herber on being named Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program! 
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.  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 (PSAT/NMSQT).
States a spokesperson, “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.”

Pictured left to right with their families and Sister Judy, President of Cotter:
Samuel Graff, Ben Windley-Daoust, Delaney Dvorak and Ben Herber.