Eight seniors in BASIS Independent McLean’s Class of 2021 have been named Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 34,000 students are recognized as Commended Students for their exceptional academic promise. They placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 PSAT/NMSQT.

Congrats to our Commended Students:

  • Jamal B.
  • Monali G.
  • Louis H.
  • Jacob J.
  • Junliang (Peter) L.
  • Eric M.
  • Pallavi M.
  • Adelia Z. 


Way to go, Red-Tailed Hawks!