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Congratulations to Half Hollow Hills students who have been named as Commended Students in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program. 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. Although these students will not continue in the competition for Merit Scholarship awards, approximately 34,000 commended students nationwide are recognized for their exceptional academic promise.
HSW 2013 national merit commended, left to right:
Seated: Sadaf Ahmad, Alexis Weber, Derek Yeung, Jennifer Jung, Christopher Knieste.
Standing: Assistant Principal/Senior Class Advisor Brett Kindelmann, Yoonha Choi, William Holmquist, Sarah Han, Joshua Mease, Sharon Huang, Grant Costa, Youjeong Park, Principal Wayne Ebanks.
HSE 2013 national merit commended, left to right:
Front row: Tammy Jin, Kris Pang, Spencer Kaplan, Hiral Doshi, Jordan Raitses, Matthew Klinger.
2nd row: Jordan Chemtob, Venkat Ganesh, Jennifer Carle, Jason Kurs, Sean Cartwright.
3rd row: Assistant Principal/Senior Class Advisor Roberto Trigosso, Matthew Hassenfeld, Jonathan Topielski, Jake Ethe, Ji-Yun Lee, Rohan Goyal.
4th row: Alexander Giris, Ross Tannenbaum, Miranda Lupion, Alexander Frieder.
Absent from photo: Josh Chemtob, Emma Cordano, Andrew Ou.