Four Mankato Area Public Schools’ West High School students have been named commended students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program for their exceptional academic promise:
- Lane Alfstad (not pictured)
- Benjamin Crockett
- William Gronewald
- Emily Spieker
Commended students placed among the top 50,000 scorers of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.