Knapp Is National Merit Scholar Commended Student

Knapp Is National Merit Scholar Commended Student
Posted on 09/16/2019
This is the image for the news article titled Knapp Is National Merit Scholar Commended Student Indian Lake High School is proud to announce that senior Allison Knapp has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by Principal Kyle Wagner to this scholastically talented senior. 
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2020 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
"Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success," commented a spokesperson for NMSC. "These students represent a valuable 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." 
Allison is the daughter of Tim and Angie Knapp of DeGraff. She is active in Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band, ILHS Chorale, Soccer, Softball, Key Club, Art Club, Judo Club, Science Club, SADD, National Honor Society and Laker Leadership Council.