Tivy Student Earns National Merit Commendation

Kerrville, TX (Sept. 29, 2022) – A Tivy High School student was recently named a Commended Student in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Keaton Mitchell has earned a Letter of Commendation from Tivy High School and National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the National Merit Scholarship Program.

“We are proud of Keaton’s efforts both in the classroom and in his extracurricular activities,” said Tivy High School Principal Shelby Balser.

“Keaton is a model student who challenges himself daily, talented choir member, and mastermind robotics team member. He’s a shining example of a well-rounded Tivy Antler.”

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2023 competition by taking the 2021 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” said a spokesperson for NMSC.

“These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development, is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their education opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”