In addition to the two Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, 13 BASIS Independent McLean seniors have been named Commended Students. This means more than 50% of BASIS Independent McLean’s Class of 2020 are recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

Approximately 34,000 students are recognized nationally as Commended Students for their exception academic promise. Roughly 16,000 students across the nation have qualified as Semifinalists.

Congrats to our Commended Students:

  • Tad B.
  • Max D.
  • Miller H.
  • Kiran J.
  • Pendaar P.
  • Avi S.
  • Bhavjeet S.
  • Nathan S.
  • Aanika S.
  • Kamil U.
  • Alan Y.
  • Andy Z.
  • Tina Z.

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Congrats again to our Semifinalists:

  • Jackson E.
  • Ethan H.

Way to go, Red-Tailed Hawks!