Congratulations to Bergen Arts & Science Charter High School student Justin Osorio for receiving a National Merit Scholarship Program Letter of Commendation.
The National Merit® Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the National Merit Program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®).
Of the 1.6 million entrants, approximately 50,000 with the highest PSAT/NMSQT® Selection Index scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit® Scholarship Program. More than two-thirds (about 34,000) of the roughly 50,000 high scorers on the PSAT/NMSQT® receive Letters of Commendation in recognition for their outstanding academic promise.