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La Salle Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

MILWAUKIE, Oregon – La Salle Prep is thrilled to announce that six of our exceptional students have been recognized as National Merit Scholars, a testament to their outstanding academic prowess and dedication. This prestigious accolade signifies their remarkable achievements and places them among the brightest minds in the nation.

Roman Elliott and Ryder McCoy-Hansen have been named as semifinalists. While Dawson Stroud, Dylan Ryznar, Kaden Nguyen, and Gavin Kim have been recognized as commended scholars.

La Salle takes immense pride in nurturing and empowering our students to reach new heights of excellence. Our scholars have demonstrated unwavering commitment, intellectual curiosity, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge, making them exemplary ambassadors of our school's values.

“We congratulate our National Merit Commended Scholars and Semifinalists,” said Principal Alanna O’Brien “Their commitment to their studies and extracurriculars come only second to their commitment to others.”

Their accomplishment reflects the dedication of our passionate educators and the supportive environment we provide, fostering a culture of academic brilliance. As we celebrate this achievement, we extend our heartfelt congratulations to our students and their families. Their success not only brings pride to our school but also inspires future generations to dream big and achieve even greater heights.

La Salle offers the PSAT every year, giving students the opportunity to become familiar with the exam by the time they take it as juniors. The school also offers SAT/ACT test prep, Advanced Placement, and honors classes.