Featured image of article: Riffle A Commended National Merit Scholar

Riffle A Commended National Merit Scholar

ConVal Regional High School Principal Heather McKillop announced today that senior Mary Reagan Riffle has been named a Commended Student in the 2021 National Merit® Scholarship Program.

The 34,000 Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. “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.”

Mary Reagan Riffle is the daughter of Monica and Gary Riffle of Peterborough.