Commended Student in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

High School Principal James Cummings announced that senior Jessica Curry has been named a Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, was presented by the principal to this scholastically talented student.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 5 percent of the more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

An active member of the educational community, Jessica belongs to the National Honor Society, serves as co-president of the high school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, competed in the Varsity Challenge on the Academic Team and is part of the editorial team for Enigma Art and Literature magazine. Jessica also takes advantage of the rigorous coursework the district offers students and has completed or is currently enrolled in multiple Advanced Placement classes, including English Literature, Economics, Government, Art History and Art Portfolio.