Mr. R. Ross Fales, principal of Christian Brothers Academy, announced recently that Anthony Baldes (Marlboro), Daniel Berkowitz (Neptune), Tyler Gentile (Lincroft), Patrick Kollman (Little Silver), Nicholas Karris (Little Silver), Joe LaForgia (Island Heights), Cooper Land (Manalapan), Alfonse Niedermeyer (Wall), Brian Pell (Point Pleasant), and Matt Prince (Manasquan) have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Additionally, Ethan Bateman (Little Silver) was named a National Semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Program and will have the chance to continue onward in the Merit Scholarship® competition. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. This distinction places them among the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the PSATs/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Congratulations to the Christian Brothers Academy men on this fine accomplishment and their continued commitment to their studies.