Stratford student commended in National Merit program
For Hub City Times
STRATFORD — Janeen LaBorde, principal at Stratford Junior/Senior High, announced that Jacob Danen has been named a commended student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship program.
About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2017 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, commended students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
A letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented to Danen.