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North Marion senior receives National Merit honor


by: FRANCISCO PABLO - Noelle PrescottNoelle Prescott, a senior at North Marion High School, has been named a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Principal De Ann Jenness presented a letter of commendation to Prescott at a school-wide assembly on Friday.

About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized, despite not continuing in the scholarship awards competition. Commended students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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