Faith Lutheran School of Plano today announced that seniors David H. Bork of Murphy and Slade A. Leicht of Sachse have been named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
“It is always a great pleasure to see our dedicated and talented students recognized,” said Faith Lutheran School Headmaster Rev. Stephen W. Kieser. “We are very proud of David and Slade and their accomplishments.”
A letter of commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC®) which conducts the program, will be presented by the headmaster to these scholastically talented seniors.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2022 competition for the 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 (PSAT/NMSQT®)
“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” said a spokesperson for 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.”
Faith Lutheran School of Plano serves students in preschool through grade 12. Founded in 1971, the classical Lutheran school embodies both the sound doctrine and the educational model that are essential to training up children in the faith and cultivating in them wisdom and virtue, a love of learning, sound reasoning, and the ability to confess and defend the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Faith Lutheran School partners with families to provide a true, good, and beautiful classical education built upon the foundation of God’s Word and the Lutheran Confessions to present every person complete in Christ. To learn more about Faith Lutheran School, please call 972.423.7448.