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Commended Students recognized in National Merit Program

Sept. 23, 2020 – Twenty-two Edina High School students have been selected as Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. These students place among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.  Although these students will not continue in the competition for National Merit Scholarships, they are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

The following students have been named Commended Students:

Patrick Bennett

Rory Conway

Sara Defor

Zachary Djanin

Emma Hudson

Sasha Lessin-Burris

Maria Linder

Ellen Mi

Abdikarim Mohamed

Edgar O'Brien

Eric Ouyang

Margaret Randall

Eric Seng

Cole Statz

Luke Swain

Evan Tessmer-Tuck

Benjamin Tietjen

Katherine Wetmore

Ellen Whalen

Jamie Yuan

Sophia Zak

Bowen Zheng