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SOUTH CHINA — Sarah Praul, daughter of Erika and Darryl Praul of China, has been named a Commended Student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Praul, a student at Erskine Academy, is among approximately 34,000 commended students throughout the nation who are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise.

Although Praul will not continue in the 2022 competition for National Merit Scholarships, commended students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2022 competition by taking the 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Commended students receive a letter of commendation from their school and the National Merit Scholarship Program in recognition of the honor.