Pierson Senior Commended in National Merit Competition

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Eve Bishop. Photo courtesy of the Sag Harbor School District
Eve Bishop. Photo courtesy of the Sag Harbor School District
Eve Bishop. Photo courtesy of the Sag Harbor School District

Eve Bishop, a senior at Pierson High School in the Sag Harbor School District, has earned the title of Commended Student in the National Merit Scholarship Program as a result of her score on the qualifying exam.

Ms. Bishop is one of approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation recognized for their “exceptional academic promise.” To earn the title, she placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2017 National Merit Competition by taking the PSAT.

Ms. Bishop is the captain of the high school Quiz Bowl team and plays oboe in the school band. She also takes film and photography classes at the International Center of Photography in New York City and is a volunteer at The Retreat in East Hampton. She plans to major in art in college.

 

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