Downey students rank high

DOWNEY - Thee Downey High School students have been named "Commended Students" in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program, principal Tom Houts has announced.Joshua Kim, Kyeong Kong and Jacqueline Nunez are among 34,000 Commended Students across the nation that placed in the top 5% of students who took the Preliminary SAT and National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. "As demonstrated by their outstanding performance in our highly competitive program, the young men and women named Commended Students represent some of the most academically talented students in our country," said a spokesperson for the National Merit Scholarship Program. "We sincerely hope this recognition will enhance their educational opportunities and encourage them in their pursuit of academic success."

********** Published: October 7, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 25