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FSW Collegiate High School Students Named Commended Students by National Merit Scholarship Program

Oct 28, 2021

OCTOBER 28, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA. – Florida SouthWestern State College Collegiate High School (FSWC-Lee) students Allison Hoffman, Hieu Nguyen, Corby Richardson and Van Stillson have been named Commended Students by the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).

Commended Students are recognized for their exceptional academic promise and have placed among the top 50,000 students who entered the 2022 competition by taking the 2022 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a spokesperson for NMSP. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their schools play in their academic development is vital to the advancement of education excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic excellence.”

“We are proud to have these excellent students as part of our high school,” said Dr. Brian Botts, FSWC-Lee principal. “Their commitment to education and hard work in an accelerated program is paying off for them now and will continue as they go forward. We wish them the best as they wrap up their high school years and earn their associate in arts degrees, and we support them as they look forward to the rest of their academic career.”


FSWC-Lee provides a dynamic STEM focused learning environment that is dedicated to creating and sustaining the independent learning process with a focus on helping students construct knowledge through projects, hands on activities, and academic debate/discussion. An integral part of the school’s mission is to connect qualified and motivated students to maximizing their college dual enrollment options.  For more information about Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School Lee County, visit Students enjoy small class sizes and individualized attention as FSWC since the school has a maximum of 436 students in grades 9 through 12.

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