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October 10, 2012

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

Four Texas High School Seniors Named Commended Students in 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

Texarkana, TX – Christopher Keith, Joseph Quinnelly, Caleb Strutton & Alex Walker – Texas High School seniors - have been named Commended Student in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.


Christopher Keith

Joseph Quinnelly

Caleb Strutton

Alex Walker

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2013 competition by taking the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)

“Recognizing academically talented students plays a fundamental role in the advancement of educational excellence within our nation,” commented an NMSC spokesperson. “These young men recognized as Commended Students represent some of the best and brightest minds in the country as demonstrated by their outstanding performance in our highly competitive program. We sincerely hope this recognition will provide them with additional educational outlets and motivate them in their pursuit of academic achievement.”

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