Nine Mount Si High School Seniors named National Merit Scholars

The Snoqualmie Valley School District announced on Friday, November 3, 2017 that nine MSHS seniors were recently named Class of 2018 National Merit Scholars.

The distinction is earned with top scores in the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), which students across the nation take the fall of their junior year.

According to the district announcement, the nine seniors were named National Merit Commended Students, recognizing “their outstanding academic promise. The students are: Tyler Bateman, Liam Cole, Julia Crumb, Briana Dowling, Mallory Golic, Olivia Henning, Amanda Linder, Andy Pantoja and Nicholas Young.  

About 34,000 students (two-thirds) of the top 50,000 highest scoring students are honored with Commended Student awards each year, which recognizes students’ academic success and potential, demonstrated by their outstanding performance on the October 2016 PSAT qualifying test – which they took as juniors. 

Senior Andy Pantoja earned a National Hispanic Scholar commendation for scoring among the top 2.5% of Hispanic and Latino students nationwide who took the PSAT.


The full announcement, which includes information about the students’ future plans and words of wisdom four your students visit


Julia Crumb, Briana Dowling, Olivia Henning, Liam Cole, Mallory Golic,
Tyler Bateman, Andy Pantoja, Nicholas Young (in front),
and Amanda Linder (not pictured)

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