Marina Meyer and Jesse Scott Named National Merit Commended Students

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Long Beach High School is pleased to congratulate seniors Marina Meyer and Jesse Scott for their recognition as National Merit Commended Students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. They represent the nation’s pool of highest scorers on the 2016 PSAT, which was taken by more than 1.6 million students. Approximately 34,000 earned the Commended Student distinction. 

Marina and Jesse are both members of the National Honor Society and very much involved in their school community. Marina is President of the Key Club and plays trombone and baritone in the band. Jesse is an International Baccalaureate Diploma Candidate, serves as President of Model Congress and plays varsity badminton and tennis. 

As seniors with college on the horizon, they each have big goals for the future. Marina hopes to pursue foreign affairs and international studies, while Jesse is preparing for an education in chemical engineering.