2018-10-12 / Education

Four Richland One seniors named commended students

Contributed by Richland One Schools


Dreher High School seniors (l-r) Celeste Johnson, Thomas Johnson, and Zuri Gilmore-Stevenson have been named 2019 Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Dreher High School seniors (l-r) Celeste Johnson, Thomas Johnson, and Zuri Gilmore-Stevenson have been named 2019 Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Four Richland One seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, one of the country’s most prestigious academic recognition programs.

Richland One congratulates the following seniors for their selection as Commended Students:

• John F. Chapman, A.C. Flora High School

• Celeste Johnson, Dreher High School

• Thomas Johnson, Dreher High School

• Zur i Gilmore- Stevenson, Dreher High School

Commended Students are recognized for exceptional academic promise and will be presented a letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Although they will not continue in the 2019 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students score in the top 2-3 percent of the 1.6 million students nationwide who took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) as juniors in October 2017.



A.C. Flora High School senior John F. Chapman has been named a 2019 Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Program. A.C. Flora High School senior John F. Chapman has been named a 2019 Commended Student by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

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