National Merit Scholarship recognizes Gananda student

Principal Matthew Mahoney, of Ruben A. Cirillo Gananda High School, recently announced that Alizabeth York was named a commended student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program.

The senior will receive a letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corp., which conducts the program.

Commended students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition by taking the 2016 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.