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11 BWHS Students Named Commended Scholars


Eleven Bishop Watterson High School seniors have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation based on their scores on the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

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Emily Geyer, daughter of Tom and Cathy Geyer, is a member of Saint Brendan parish and a graduate of Saint Brendan School. Emily plans to major in journalism at the University of Notre Dame.

Kathleen Nester, daughter of Jim and Molly Nester, is a member of Saint Andrew parish and a graduate of Saint Andrew School. Kathleen plans to major in occupational therapy at Duquesne University, the University of Notre Dame or Xavier University.

Bridget Paraskos, daughter of Peter and Molly Paraskos, is a member of Saint Brigid of Kildare parish and a graduate of Saint Brigid of Kildare School. She plans to major in pharmacy at Ohio Northern University, Butler or Ohio University.

Madison Durham, the daughter of Joe and Leslie Durham, is a member of North Broadway United Methodist Church and a graduate of Clintonville Academy. Madison plans to major in English at the University of Chicago, Kenyon College or Denison University.

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Amanda Harbrecht, daughter of Jeff and Mary Harbrecht, is a member of Saint Peter parish and a graduate of Saint Michael School. Amanda is undecided about her major but plans to attend The Ohio State University, the University of Dayton or the University of Notre Dame.

Bryn Dougherty, daughter of Mark and Erin Dougherty, is a member of Saint Brendan parish and a graduate of Saint Brendan School. She plans to major in pre-med (biology) at Northwestern University, Vanderbilt or Washington University in St. Louis.

Gina Livecchi, daughter of Jim and Kristen Livecchi, is a member of Our Lady of Peace parish and a graduate of Our Lady of Peace School. Gina plans to major in neuroscience or psychology at Yale University, Northwestern University or the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Trevor James, son of Neil and Cindy James, is a member of Saint Brigid of Kildare parish and a graduate of Saint Brigid of Kildare School. Trevor plans to major in anthropology and business at The Ohio State University, Xavier University or Northwestern University.

Anne Rudy, daughter of Armin Rudy and Gayle Gottlieb, is a member of Saint Michael parish and a graduate of Saint Michael School. She plans to major in business at the University of Virginia or the University of North Carolina.

Lorien Salyer, daughter of John and Wendy Salyer, is a member of Saint Michael parish and a graduate of Saint Michael School. Lorien plans to major in biology at Vanderbilt University, Otterbein or The Ohio State University.

Samantha Beery, daughter of Thomas and Susan Beery, is a member of Saint Agatha parish and a graduate of Saint Agatha School. She plans to major in pharmacy at Butler University, the University of Cincinnati, Ohio Northern University, the University of Toledo or the University of Kentucky.