2021 National Merit Scholarship Commended Students
Forty-nine seniors in the Great Neck Public Schools have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students placed among the top 50,000 of the more than 1.5 million juniors who took the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Each honoree received a Letter of Commendation in recognition of exceptional academic promise. Although Commended Students do not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships, some become candidates for scholarships sponsored by corporations and businesses.
“Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. “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.”
South High’s Commended Students are: Alexandra Agris, Steven Campeche, Casey Choung, Diana Chu, Richard Chung, Avnoor Deol, Rosanna Duan, Robert Gan, Lance Gandras, Logan Golia, Eli Goodwin, Isabelle Hou, Sheryl Huang, Benjamin Huh, Albert Hung, James Kim, Ryan Kim, Mika Langel, Anabelle Lau, Andrew Lee, Gina Lee, Jonathan Lee, Nelson Lei, Angela Lin, Kevin Liu, Shalin Madan, Ezra Malater, Brendon Park, Jay-Hyun Park, Shehreen Siddiqui, Ze'ev Vladimir, Elie Weitzman, Daniel Wong, Stanley Wong, Daniel Xu, Alexander Ye, Allison Zhang, Zimi Zhang, Kobe Zheng, and Lana Zheng.