PALERMO — Erskine Academy recently announced Jeremiah Simonsen, son of Brenda Simonsen of Palermo, has been named a Commended Student in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Simonsen is among approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students receive a letter of commendation from their school and the National Merit Scholarship Program in recognition of this honor.