PGHS’s Chris Ayers Named National Merit Scholarship Commended Student


Pleasant Grove High School senior, Chris Ayers, has been named a Commended Student in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. This prestigious honor recognizes Chris’s exceptional academic promise.

This achievement places Chris among the top-performing students who participated in the 2023 competition by taking the 2022 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying (PSAT/NMSQT®).

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSC. “These students represent a valuable natural resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

We’re incredibly proud of Chris and believe in their potential for academic success. This recognition highlights the hard work and dedication of both Chris and our school in nurturing their academic development. It’s a significant step toward achieving educational excellence. We hope this accomplishment will open doors to even more educational opportunities for Chris and inspire them to continue their pursuit of academic success.

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