Somers High School senior,Katie Taylor was just announced as the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. Merit Scholarship awards are given to students based on their abilities, skills, and accomplishments. A variety of information is used to select the winners, including the finalist's academic record, information about the school's curricula and grading system, two sets of test scores, the high school official's written recommendation, information about the student's activities and leadership, and the Finalist's own essay. Katie will attend Yale University this fall.
Pictured: Principal Mark Bayer, School Counselor Eileen Cawley, Katie Taylor, Assistant Principal Pete Rodrigues