Four Bishop Watterson High School seniors have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation based on their scores on the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
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Emma Francois, daughter of Teresa and Paul Francois, is a member of St. Brigid of Kildare parish and a graduate of St. Brigid of Kildare School. She is a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Spanish Club, National Honor Society and Concert Choir at Bishop Watterson. In addition, she is an altar server at St. Brigid and volunteers at Children's Hospital. Emma plans to major in Middle School Education at the University of Dayton.
Claire Kovalchin, daughter of Sally and John Kovalchin, is a member of St. Brigid of Kildare parish and a graduate of St. Brigid of Kildare School. She is a cheerleader and belongs to Spirit Club and the National Honor Society. She does service work at Nationwide Children's Hospital, served as a counselor at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Heart Camp and participated in the Gospel Road Mission Trip. Claire plans to major in biology at the University of Notre Dame or The Ohio State University.
Katharine Lisko, daughter of Sonia and Kenneth Lisko, is a member of St. Peter Church and a graduate of St. Andrew School. She is involved in Environmental Club, St. Vincent de Paul Society, National Honor Society and the cross country team in addition to being a group leader for the Freshman Entourage Outreach. She has participated in the Gospel Road Mission Trip and the Fill Up The Truck program at BWHS. Katharine plans to major in business or health sciences at Villanova University of Miami University.
Shannon Cogan, daughter of Anne Cogan Elshoff, is a member of Immaculate Conception parish and a graduate of Immaculate Conception School. She is involved in National Honor Society and theatre and is a member of the cross country and track teams at Bishop Watterson. She has done service work at Whetstone Gardens and Care Center and Special Olympics in addition to participating in the BWHS Appalachia Service Trip. Shannon plans to major in psychology at Claremont McKenna College.