Thelemann Commended by NMS

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Devin Thelemann, a senior at the high school, has been named a Commended Student by the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Thelemann, an exceptional student and All-County and LISFA musician on bass, was recognized for his achievement on the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. More than 1.6 million students entered the NMS competition; Thelemann and the approximately 34,000 other Commended Students finished among the top 5 percent nationwide.

“Devin is an excellent student and an accomplished musician in our Symphony Orchestra,” said his school counselor, Jessica Pignataro. “We are so proud of him, not only for receiving this commendation, but for being an outstanding member of the Class of 2017.”