Locust Valley High School is proud to announce that seniors Zophie Lemaitre, Ryan Maselli, Isabella McGlone and Zachary Watson have been named National Merit Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program, sponsored by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. They are recognized for achieving exceptional scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) as juniors. From among the 1.6 million students across the nation taking the exam, approximately 34,000 were named commended students.
Zophie is an International Baccalaureate Diploma candidate and a member of many clubs, holding several leadership positions. She is Ethics Bowl Co-President and a member of Odyssey of the Mind and the IB Leadership Club among others. She has been inducted into the National Honor Society and French Honor Society and also serves as Student Body President. Zophie plays flute in the high school band, and is a member of the varsity tennis and track teams. She gives back to the community in a variety of ways including as a coach for youth sports.
Ryan, an International Baccalaureate Diploma candidate, is an avid runner and a member of the cross country team. He loves to read and learn about cars. Ryan excels in Spanish and was inducted into the Foreign Language Honor Society. He is also a member of National Honor Society. As a member of the Boy Scouts, Ryan gives back to the community. Ryan, a member of the high school orchestra and jazz band, plays the double bass and enjoys being on stage during many school concerts.
Isabella is an IB Diploma candidate and holds leadership roles in several clubs including Global Students Society Cofounder and President, Ethics Bowl Co-President, and Robotics Captain. ON the athletic fields, Isabella is co-captain of the golf team and a member of varsity cheerleading and kickline. She has volunteered for the COVID relief fundraiser for Venezuela and serves as a mentor for the younger robotics teams.
Zachary, an International Baccalaureate Diploma candidate is a member of the Locust Valley Jesters stage crew and works to make the high school plays the best they can be. He is a member of Quiz Bowl, History Bowl, Ethics Bowl, Robotics, Model United Nations and the Gay Straight Alliance.
Congratulations to Zophie, Ryan, Isabella and Zachary on this outstanding accomplishment.