Haley Brightwell Named National Merit Commended Student
Saint James Senior Haley Brightwell has been named a 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program Commended Student, a prestigious honor awarded to approximately 34,000 students nationwide, from 1,500,000 entrants.
Commended Students are recognized for the exceptional academic promise shown by their outstanding performance on the October 2020 and January 2021 PSAT tests. This prestigious national distinction will provide Haley with new opportunities as she embarks on her continued educational experience. This honor is well-deserved.
National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Scholarships are underwritten by NMSC with its own funds and by approximately 400 business organizations and higher education institutions that share NMSC’s goals of honoring the nation’s scholastic champions and encouraging the pursuit of academic excellence.