Alyssa Newman, a senior at The Grauer School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, were presented to Alyssa for her academic promise. Commended Students place among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). “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,” said a spokesperson for NMSC.

Learn more about the NMSC at www.nationalmerit.org. For more information on The Grauer School visit www.grauerschool.com.