Thomas Pauloz ’20 named Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship

Thomas Pauloz ’20, Senior Class President has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. He was among the approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. These students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) was presented by President Cary Dupont ’72 to Thomas at a morning assembly with the entire student body in attendance. Mr. Dupont shared, “We are all extremely proud of Thomas and his academic development, he’s a great role model and represents the very best of St. Paul.”
“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented 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.”
Way to go Thomas!