Students Recognized in 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

Academic Dean Tom Kardel announced that five Kimball Union students have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program during All School Meeting on October 26.

Jacob Greenfield ’21, Yixuan “Emily” Li ’21, Tianyi “Roger” Liu, Marian Zens ’21, and Jingbang Zhu ’21, were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
“We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success,” said Kardel.


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Founded in 1813, Kimball Union Academy is one of the country's oldest private boarding high schools. KUA blends the best of the New England boarding tradition with an innovative, modern educational program for a diverse and global group of day and boarding students. Located in Meriden, New Hampshire, in the heart of the Upper Valley, Kimball Union is minutes from Dartmouth College and has direct access to Boston and New York.