Cumberland Christian School Student Recognized in Scholarship Program

MILLVILLE - Cumberland Christian School has announced that one of its students has been named Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Interim Headmaster, Mr. E. James DuBois, announced that Cumberland student David A. Sheppard received a Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.
Approximately 34,000 students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students are among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2016 competition by taking the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT(r)). However, they will not continue in the 2016 competition for National Merit Scholarship award.
"The young men and women 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."
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