Forty-four senior students at Davis High School and five students at Da Vinci Charter Academy have been named as Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented to these scholastically talented seniors.
Davis High School Commended Students are Destina Agar, Selina Arias, Jayoon Baek, Utsav Baral, Alexander Borowsky, Rebecca Buer, Victor Choi, David Chen, Nathan DeRopp, Eva Dicker, Rana Eser, Julian Fuchs, Melinda Gorges, Alexandra Graves, In-Hwan Heo, Kaitlyn Honeychurch, Ashok Kunda, James Kuratam, Kaitlyn Lagattuta, Aleson Laird, Isabel Leamon, Andrew Leung, Brian Li, Jacqueline Liu, Raleigh Lukas, Brigitte McFarland, Thomas McMorrow, Alice Moylan, Madeleine Peauroi, Emma Peterson, Donald Pinckney, Vikram Prathap, Usama Raaz, Anirudh Ramakrishnan, Ramiabdallah Rashmawi, Samuel Ravani, Adam Siegel, Pooja Tripathi, Arina Ushakova, Joseph Wang, Laurel Wilkinson, Zhongxia Yan, Zequn Zhao and Daniel Zhu.
Da Vinci Charter Academy Commended Students are Dominik Badawi-Mieszkow, Zachary Baker, Leo Goldstein, Aaron Levin-Fay and Jacob Levin-Fay.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2014 competition for National Merit Scholarships, Commended Students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition by taking the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.