Gabriella Greenfield, a senior at TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas, was named an Outstanding Participant in the National Achievement Scholarship program. The honor recognizes the top three percent of more than 160,000 Black American students who requested consideration in the National Achievement program when they took the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National merit Scholarship Qualifying Texas (PSAT/NMSQT). Their names are referred to more than 1,500 colleges for their potential for academic success.
Greenfield received a certificate presented by TMI Upper School Head Bob Ridewood on Oct. 4 during daily chapel services in the school’s All Saints Chapel.
The National Achievement program was established in 1964 to honor academically promising Black American high-school seniors. The annual scholarship competition is conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corp., which also conducts the National Merit Scholarship Program that is open to all U.S. high-school students.