The recognition is given to students who show "exceptional academic promise" and placed in the top 5 percent of the over 1.5 million students who took the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, according to a district news release.
Commended Students at Lakeville North are:
- Philip Leung
- Alexandra Noll
- Carter Schulte
- Freddy Thomas
- Robert Thomas
Commended Students at Lakeville South are:
- Dylan Adelman
- Connor Goodner
- Emma Mickelson
- Rachel Mickelson
- Margaret Murphy
The school principals will present each student with a letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
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