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Mountain Ridge Senior Named Commended Student

bereketab Bereketab Tessema Honored in 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program


Mountain Ridge High School senior, Bereketab Tessema, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Bereketab is among the early 34,000 Commended students throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended students placed in the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.


“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC. “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.”


Published 9/25/19