National Merit Scholarship Corporation Helps Gifted Students Succeed

Ryan Hoadley is one of nearly 3 million students currently recognized by the National Merit Scholar Corporation as a Commended Student. This award is given by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, whose mission is simply to give academically gifted students across the United States the recognition they deserve. As a National Merit Scholar Commended Student, Ryan Hoadley received a Letter of Commendation. Though Commended Students do not continue to be eligible for the National Merit Scholarship, many are offered lucrative scholarships sponsored by businesses and corporations.

Goals of the many scholarship programs supported by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation include promoting respect for learning and recognition for academically talented students, inspiring the ongoing pursuit of knowledge, and encouraging financial support for academic and scholastic talent throughout the United States. These goals are achieved by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation through its longstanding partnerships with many reputable companies, its reputation as one of the leading academic sponsors and promoters, and its consistently high standards of achievement. Learn more at