Recently, Trinity Christian Academy (TCA) seniors, Zachary Coronado, Cameron Gimore, Blake Mercer, Mason Morland, Henry Ridley, Logan Rock and Ruthie Turner, were named 2020 National Merit Commended Students; and Zachary Coronado was also honored in the National Hispanic Recognition Program.
Last year, 1.6 million students in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT. The students were judged on a variety of information including a personal essay, letters of recommendation, their academic record and their PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test scores. More than 34,000 commended students throughout the nation were recognized for their exceptional academic promise. The National Hispanic Recognition Program recognized approximately 5,000 students from among the more than 400,000 Hispanic and Latino students who take the PSAT.