Margaret Staszak, principal of Mount Mercy Academy, announced that Mount Mercy senior Madeline Fecio, daughter of Mrs. and Mr. John Fecio III of Buffalo, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented to Fecio, a scholastically talented senior.
Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Commended Students represent some of the most academically talented student in the United States.
Fecio is a member of National Honor Society, Pure Magic Show Choir and is a section editor of the school’s yearbook. She is also a student ambassador and a perennial name on First Honors. Mount Mercy Academy extends sincere congratulations to Madeline Fecio and her family.