Royse City High School Student Sydney Hall has been named a Commended Student as part of the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students through the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

Sydney placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

β€œThe young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” according to NMSC. β€œThese students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their school plays in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of academic advancement in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

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