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FOUR FROM NOTRE DAME PREP EARN HONORS FROM NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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September 22, 2023

For information on enrollment and registration at Notre Dame Prep, an independent, Catholic, International Baccalaureate school, please visit the admissions section of our website here.

Seniors placed among the top 50,000 students out of more than 1.5 million who entered the competition this round.

Clockwise from top left, Joseph Joulakh, Benjamin Keenan, Beck Silver and Bradon Prater earned Commended Student status from the National Merit Scholarship Program.


Kimberly Anderson, the principal of Notre Dame Prep's upper school, announced today that four seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented to these academically talented seniors.

Notre Dame Prep seniors Joseph Joulakh, Benjamin Keenan, Bradon Prater and Beck Silver placed among the top 50,000 students out of more than 1.5 million who entered the 2024 competition by taking the 2022 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The NMSC identifies the 50,000 highest scorers and about 34,000 students are named Commended Students for their high scores.
 
"The young men and women being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," said a spokesperson for 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 that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success."

For information on enrollment and registration at Notre Dame Prep, an independent, Catholic, International Baccalaureate school, please visit the admissions section of our website here.

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About Notre Dame Preparatory School 
Notre Dame Preparatory School is a private, Catholic, independent, coeducational day school located in Oakland County. Notre Dame Preparatory School's upper school enrolls students in grades nine through twelve and has been named one of the nation's best 50 Catholic high schools (Acton Institute) four times since 2005. Notre Dame Prep's middle and lower schools enroll students in pre-kindergarten through grade eight. All three schools are International Baccalaureate "World Schools." NDPMA is conducted by the Marist Fathers and Brothers and is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States and the National Association of Independent Schools. For more on Notre Dame Preparatory School, visit the school’s home page at www.ndpma.org.