Local Resident Named A Nationally Merited Student
- Student: Conor Lloyd
- School: Bergen Catholic High School
- Class/grade: Class of 2010
- Award: National Merit Commended
Three senior students, among them Oradell resident Conor Lloyd, at Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell have been named as National Merit Commended Students.
After taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test ("PSAT/ NMSQT") during their junior year, Lloyd was named as one of 34,000 honorees (out of approximately 1.5 million students who took the battery of tests). He recently received a Letter of Commendation in recognition of his outstanding academic promise based on his test scores.
Lloyd has been inducted into the National Honor Society, the National Mathematics Honor Society, and the Latin Honor Society, is the National News Editor of the school newspaper ("The Herald"), and is also a member of the school's Crusaders for Christian Action, Model U.N., and Ping Pong Clubs. He is also an Eagle Scout.
The PSAT/NMSQT is a series of tests that measures verbal reasoning, critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing skills. Also honored were Tobias Schwartz of Ramsey and Carl Romanos of Paramus.