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Parkway's National Merit commended students

9/30/2022 -- Nineteen Parkway seniors were named commended in the National Merit Scholarship program.

About 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are recognized for their academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2023 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, commended students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

Those being named commended students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success. 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. Learn more about the National Merit Scholarship Program here.

The Parkway students and their schools are:

Central High
Arya Gijare
Rebekah Green
Samantha Hajdukiewicz
Elliot Leong
Audrey Ostermann

North High
Meenakshi Kalinathabotla
Diana Khariton
Sara Rogers

South High
Anushka Rawat

West High
Anushka Dharmasanam
Matthew Feng
Michael Feng
Ryan Feng
Ava Kayser
Sangarshan Kumar 
Colin Lappin
Grant Meert
Nicholas Menendez
Umer Muhammud