Long Beach High School is proud to announce that four seniors were named National Merit Commended Students in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Robert Adler, Benjamin Armus, Victoria Lugo and Gwendolyn Posner earned this achievement, which indicates exceptional academic promise, based on their PSAT scores.
Of approximately 1.5 million students throughout the nation that took the PSAT, approximately 34,000 were recognized as National Merit Commended Students. All four of the Long Beach students are all International Baccalaureate Diploma Program candidates and National Honor Society members and participate in many other school and community activities.
Robert is a member of the Robotics Club and Auto Club. Benjamin serves as National Honor Society treasurer and Model Congress president, is a Science Research program participant and has performed in the band and All-County wind ensemble as a baritone musician. Victoria serves as National Honor Society secretary and participates on the Fragments literary magazine staff. She also volunteers at a local church and a senior living facility. Gwendolyn is a member of the swim team and ran on the track team in the past. She plays the clarinet, saxophone, bass clarinet and piano and has shared her musical talents through the band, pit orchestra, jazz band and Long Island String Festival Association.
The district congratulates these students on an extraordinary accomplishment that reflects their dedication and potential.