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Six Commended Students join 4 Semifinalists in National Merit honors

Six Commended Students join 4 Semifinalists in National Merit honors

Congratulations to Christian Brothers High School seniors Matthew Lazarov, Matthew Hubbard, Dwight Moore, and Bryce Cornell for being named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. They scored last year as juniors among the top 1% of students on the PSAT, the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. They will make applications to advance in this scholarship competition.

Matthew Lazarov is the son of Craig and Eve Lazarov of Germantown. He has a brother and a sister. Matthew attended Bornblum Jewish Community School before coming to CBHS. Matthew and his family attend Temple Israel.

Matthew Hubbard is the son of Neil and Libby Hubbard of Lakeland. He has two other brothers enrolled at CBHS. Matthew attended Arlington Middle School. He and his family attend Christ United Methodist Church.

Dwight Moore is the son of Dwight and Geneva Simpson Moore of Collierville. He has three sisters. Dwight attended Central Day School. He and his family attend Mississippi Boulevard Church.

 

Bryce Cornell is the son of Thomas and Jennifer Cornell of Collierville. He has two younger brothers. He attended Schilling Farms before coming to CBHS. Bryce and his family attend Church of the Incarnation.

Also, congratulations to seniors Alexander Carayiannis, Luca Conti, Zachary Hammack, Noah Hubbard, Samuel Mangin, and Johnathan Radcliff for being named Commended Students. Although these students will not continue in the 2017 competition for National Merit Scholarship awards, Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million juniors who took the PSAT last fall.

Alexander Carayiannis is the son of Dean and Vicki Carayiannis of Memphis. He attended Grace-St. Luke Elementary.

Luca Conti is the son of Brenda and Walt Conti of Memphis. He attended Immaculate Conception Elementary.

Zach Hammack is the son of William and Amanda Hammack of Germantown. He attended Houston Middle School.

Noah Hubbard is the son of Neil and Libby Hubbard of Lakeland. He attended Arlington Middle School.

Sam Mangin is the son of Stephen and Deidre Mangin of Germantown. He attended Our Lady of Perpetual Help Elementary.

Johnathan Radcliff is the son of Tressa Valentine Johnson and Dr. Brent Johnson of Cordova. He attended St. Francis of Assisi Elementary.

 

“We congratulate these young men on their fine accomplishment,” said Chris Fay, CBHS principal. “They have worked hard and used their God-given ability for the greater good as students at CBHS.  This singular accomplishment is one of many for each of these young men and we are grateful for their leadership and integrity.”

 

“All of these young men are humble, unassuming, and serve as stellar leaders in school and community organizations while simultaneously engaging in the most rigorous academic regimen,” said Paula Mistretta, CBHS Director of College Counseling. “They exemplify what it means to be a Brothers’ Boy.”

 

(CAPTION) Four Christian Brothers High School seniors have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as 2017 National Merit Semifinalists (from left): Matthew Lazarov, Matthew Hubbard, Dwight Moore, and Bryce Cornell.

(CAPTION) Six Christian Brothers High School seniors have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as 2017 Commended Students (from left): Alexander Carayiannis, Luca Conti, Zachary Hammack, Noah, Hubbard, Samuel Mangin, and Johnathan Radcliff.