McCallie Has 16 Commended Students

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Sixteen McCallie boys from five different states have been recognized as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, the highest number of Commended Students from McCallie since the Class of 2008 had 21. Including the five students recently named National Merit Semifinalists, McCallie had 21 boys honored by the NMSC. Nine of the commended students are boarding students, with seven day students.

About 34,000 Commended Students are recognized throughout the nation for their exceptional academic promise. Their scores on the 2012 PSAT/NMSQT placed them in the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the test across the country. 

McCallie's 16 Commended Students are Justin Badgett of Knoxville; Jackson Burnette of Chattanooga; Mark Canterbury of Euclid, Ohio; Dallas Condra of Knoxville; Daniel Condrey of Birmingham, Ala.; Matthew Jones of Lookout Mountain, Ga.; Charlie Kline of Marietta, Ga.; Sam Lopez of Marietta, Ga.; Dean Magat of Chattanooga; Franklin Maxwell of Charlotte, N.C.; David Paul of Durham, N.C.; William Rice of Lookout Mountain, Tn.; David Samuels of Lookout Mountain, Tn.; Zain Siddiqui of Cleveland, Tn.; Nick Siragusa of Ooltewah; and Ross Weiser of Troutman, N.C.



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