is one of 15 seniors at Commonwealth School in Boston—more than 40% of the class—who have been named as Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Adding in the eight National Merit Semifinalists named earlier this fall, nearly 70% of the senior class has received National Merit recognition, a level of accomplishment similar to previous years.
Commonwealth School, located in Boston’s Back Bay, is an independent co-ed high school, enrolling approximately 150 students in grades 9 to 12. Founded by educator and philanthropist Charles Merrill, the school is noted for its academic distinction and robust art, music, and athletic programs, all supported by a close-knit school community. Its alumni include diplomat and author Peter Galbraith, musician Evan Dando, actress and filmmaker Kasi Lemmons, and geneticist David Altshuler.
The school has scheduled admissions open houses for Sunday, Oct. 20, and Tuesday, Dec. 10. Visit its Open Houses page for more information.