Liverpool High School 12th grade principals Anthony Davis and David Perry recently announced senior Sydney McAlmont has been honored as part of the 2011 National Achievement Scholarship Program.
McAlmont is among approximately 4,800 of the highest scoring entrants in the program that recognizes outstanding black American high school students. Students had to take the 2009 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test and meet other published requirements to qualify.
Approximately 160,000 students entered the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship Program. The program, conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, is a privately financed academic competition established in 1964 specifically to honor scholastically talented black American youth, and to provide scholarships to outstanding participants.