WSHS student honored by National Merit Scholarship Program

Freyja Wolfe

A Winona Senior High School student is being recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Freyja Wolfe, a senior at WSHS, has been named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. WSHS Principal Heather Fitzloff presented Wolfe with her Letter of Commendation certificate Thursday.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Although they will not continue in the 2023 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

In a press release, the NMSC says Commended Students “have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success.”