Central HS Senior Jesse You Named National Merit Commended Student

Valley Stream Central High School senior Jesse You has earned the title of National Merit Commended Student. This distinction, presented through the National Merit Scholarship Program, is based upon students’ scores on the Preliminary SAT, which serves as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. Commended Students represent the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the competition by taking the PSAT.