FORT PIERCE – John Carroll High School is proud to announce senior Gabrielle Richards as a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Principal Corey Heroux recently presented Letters of Commendation from John Carroll and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) to Gabrielle. About 34,000 Commended Students are being recognized throughout the United States for their exceptional academics.

“Those being named Commended Students have demonstrated outstanding potential for academic success,” commented a NMSC spokesperson. “These students represent a valuable national resource; recognizing their accomplishments, as well as the key role their school plays in their academic development, it is vital to the advancement of educational excellence in our nation. We hope that this recognition will help broaden their educational opportunities and encourage them as they continue their pursuit of academic success.”

Gabrielle placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2018 preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).

“Gabby’s determination in her studies and her outstanding academic status were deservingly nationally recognized, and we could not be more proud of her,” Heroux said. “We look forward to seeing what her future holds!”

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About John Carroll Catholic High School

John Carroll Catholic High School is located in Fort Pierce, Florida, and strives to inspire, foster, develop, and affirm the young people entrusted to its care. It serves its students, alumni, families and the community at large. Rev. Thomas E. Barrett is president and Mrs. Corey Heroux is the principal. For more information about John Carroll High School, please visit or call 772-462-5200. “Like” John Carroll on Facebook, follow on Twitter @JohnCarrollHS and follow on Instagram @johncarrollhighschool.


Suggested photo caption (Gabrielle Richards.jpg):John Carroll High School senior Gabrielle Richards was named a Commended Student in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program.