National Merit Commended

Tippecanoe High School principal Dan Barnes announced that four students have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. He presented seniors Evan Chessir, Jacksen Cooper, Samuel Van Oss, and Ellie Waibel with a Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

About 34,000 Commended Students nationwide are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the competition by taking the 2022 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

"Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for the 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. We hope this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success. "