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National Merit recognizes Valwood student

September 29, 2021

George Tidmore has been named a commended student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship program, said John L. Davis Sr., Valwood School headmaster.

Approximately 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise, school officials said in a statement.

“Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, commended students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2022 competition by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test,” school officials said.

“Those being named commended students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” according to a statement from the NMSC. “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. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

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