2019 National Merit and Commended Scholars

2019 National Merit and Commended Scholars

Four Named National Merit Semifinalists, Commended Scholars

COLUMBUS — Four Bishop Watterson students have been named National Merit Semifinalists or Commended Scholars based on their performances on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

Abby Bergman (St. Agatha School and Parish) is a Commended Scholar. She is a member of Student Council, Business Club and the St. Vincent de Paul Club. In addition, she coaches 7th and 8th grade volleyball, holds a part-time job, volunteers at a local soup kitchen, and is an altar server, volunteer official for Special Olympics, and vacation bible school leader. Abby plans to major in Business in college.

Megan Eberts (Immaculate Conception School and Parish) is a Commended Scholar. She is a captain of the varsity Girls Soccer Team, an attorney on the Mock Trial Team, and a member of the Business and Paso a Paso Clubs. Her volunteer work includes coaching Immaculate Conception’s Science Olympiad Team, the BWHS service mission trip to Guatemala, serving on the Teen Advisory Board at Whetstone Library and doing research in the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department at the University of Minnesota. Megan is planning to study Applied Mathematics in college.

Jacques-Charles Geoffrion (St. Brigid School and Parish) is also a Commended Scholar. He is the 2019-20 Student Council President and a member of Business Club, National Honor Society and National Business Honor Society. His service work includes volunteer time at Riverside Methodist Hospital, LEEDS, Worthington Thrift Shop and a local soup kitchen. Jacques plans to major in Business in college.

Rachel Weaver (St. Brigid School and Parish) is a National Merit Semifinalist. She is a captain of the varsity Girls Soccer Team, a member of the National Honor Society and a Student Ambassador. Rachel volunteers with the Sunday school program at St. Brigid and at Riverside Methodist Hospital and she also traveled to Guatemala for the BWHS service mission trip. Rachel plans to study Neuroscience in college.

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