One-third of the Class of 2012 Receives the Designation
Bryn Mawr, Pa. – October 18, 2011 – Twelve of the 36 members of The Baldwin School’s Class of 2012 have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Only 50,000 of the 1.5 million high school students nationwide who took the 2010 PSAT received recognition from this program. The top 16,000 scoring students are awarded Semifinalist designation; Baldwin Semifinalists include: Randi Brown, Julia Dewey, Emily DiFrancesco, Laura Jarin-Lipschitz, Randa Melhem, Elena Saltzman, and Michaela Shuchman. The remaining 34,000 Commended Students include Baldwin students Marina Crowe, Kiri Dugan, Jessica Gubanich, and Sarah Johnson. In addition, Kimberly Rouse was named National Achievement Scholar and Nicole Wells was noted as a National Achievement Outstanding Participant.
In February, the group of 50,000 students will be narrowed to a select 15,000 that have been chosen as National Merit Finalists. From this group, approximately 8,300 winners nationwide will be selected.
Nineteen Baldwin students from the Class of 2011 (58 graduates) were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation - two of whom were National Merit Scholarship winners.About The Baldwin School
Established in 1888, The Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., is an independent school for pre-kindergarten through grade 12 "thinking girls." Baldwin's founding values of academic excellence, integrity and community develop talented girls into confident young women with the ability to make significant and enduring contributions to the world. For more information, visitwww.BaldwinSchool.org