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Thirteen Seniors Named Commended Scholars in National Merit Program

October 4, 2021


The Dripping Springs High School senior class was well-represented on the list of Commended Scholars in the 67th annual National Merit Scholarship program. Commended Scholars are among the 50,000 high scorers of more than 1.5 million students nationally who took the PSAT/NMSQT. Approximately 34,000 Commended Scholars are being recognized nationwide.

The 13 Commended Scholars from Dripping Springs High School are: Ainsley Ballard, Carys Blackmon, Karsten Bobb, Collin Boes, Kalea Caldwell, Grant Clarno, Dominic Gearing, Daniel Hearne, Aidan Johannsen, Teagan Krewson, Kenneth Melton, Joseph Parsons, and Matthew Patrick.


Previously it was announced that DSHS senior James Mihic is a National Merit Semifinalist.