Two Watertown High School Students Named National Merit Commended Students

Two Watertown High School seniors received recognition from National Merit Program for being among the top scorers on the PSAT. Nathan Follett and Robert Leonard were named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Program, based on their scores on the 2017 PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test), Superintendent Dede Galdston announced at this week’s School Committee meeting. Approximately 1.6 million students took the PSAT in 2017, and the top 50,000 were identified by the National Merit Program. “They are approximately in the top 3 percent of students in the nation,” Galdston said. School Committee Chairman John Portz added, “Congratulations to both of you.

Watertown Students Receive Nation Merit Honors

Watertown High School can boast five students who received honors from the National Merit Scholarship program this year. The program honors students who have excelled on the PSAT exam, taken by students in their sophomore year. The top

For the 2015 National Merit Scholarships, approximately 1.4 million students from 22,000 high schools took the PSAT. The top 50,000 students are recognized for their accomplishment. The top 16,000 are selected as National Merit Semifinalists.