Red Oak High School senior, Ellen Cowger has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Cowger earned this honor by taking the 2017 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Qualifying Test (PSAT/ NMSQT). Commended students place among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2018 competition.

A letter of achievement from ROHS and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation will be presented to the honoree at the upcoming School Board Meeting on October 16, 2017 at 7 p.m.

“Ellen Cowger is an excellent student and person,” said ROHS Principal Dr. Beaird. “I am proud to call her a Red Oak Hawk. She exemplifies the four talons, and has a very bright future.”