Jonathan Fasciana and Hank Soule have been named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 Commended Students are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2021 competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Jonathan is an AP Scholar with Distinction, a member of the National Honor Society, is president of the Spanish Club, has been recognized in our Academic Conservatory program in both World Language - Spanish and Social Studies and plays the piano and guitar. He participated in the Harvard Model Congress and earned the Gavel Award. He is a member of the varsity track team and cross country team. He participated in a mission trip to Restoration Atlanta to aid homeless women and children during J-Term. He has volunteered at Atrium Health, attended the summer medical institute at Wake Forest and is part of the Joy Ministry at his church.
Hank is a member of the National Honor Society, a Wofford Scholar and a Furman Scholar. He received the Colorado School of Mines Medal of Achievement and has been recognized in our Academic Conservatory program in both Mathematics and Science. He is a member of the varsity boys' golf team and enjoys hiking and camping. He is an Eagle Scout and also participated in the Summer Ventures program this past summer. He has volunteered with Backpack Beginnings, Novant Health and The First Tee of Greater Charlotte.