NEWS RELEASE
GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
Communications Department
14705 Woodforest Blvd., Houston, TX 77015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 5, 2011
CONTACT: Craig Eichhorn
(832) 386-1231
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com

North Shore students named Commended Students

         Emmanuel Herrera and John Mendiola, students at North Shore Senior High, have been named commended students in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program. They were recognized at a recent Board of Trustees meeting for their accomplishment.
         The students are two of the approximately 34,000 commended students throughout the nation. Commended students placed among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2011 competition by taking the 2009 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

NS Students Commended

Dr. Mark Henry, superintendent of schools (left), and Dawn Fisher, member of the Board of Trustees (right),
honor John Mendiola from North Shore Senior High School. Emmanuel Herrera is not pictured.