Commended students do not continue in the competition for Merit Scholarship awards, however, they were among the top 5 percent of the 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Some commended students become candidates for special scholarships sponsored by corporations and businesses.
Congratulations to the following commended students:
- Glenbard South High School: Erin Gibson, Paige Jacobson, Priyanka Panjwani, Stephen Robinson, Alveena Siddiqi, Susan Walborn
- Glenbard West High School: Karl Agger, Nicholas Barella, Erik Barillari, Andrew Carlson, Bradley Fawcett, Jean-Meaulnes Kenwood, Richard Maganini, Shalini Rao, Kevin Swikle
- Glenbard East High School: Wendi Guraziu, Errol Kaylor
- Glenbard North High School: Maria Dejesus, Brendan Flanigan, Sydnee Gee, Jashanjit Mahal, Suman Patel, Colin Pierce, Breanna Wishnow