Mount Carmel Academy students earn National Merit recognition _lowres

Photo provided by Mount Carmel Academy -- In the front row, from left, are Alisse Guerra, Madison Schmitt, Rachel Simoneaux and Shannon Glennon. In the middle row are Jessica Hart, Sophia Skipper and Shelby Dwyer. In the back row are Grace Tomeny and Kristi Williams.

Nine students at Mount Carmel Academy have earned recognition in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Semifinalists are Alisse Guerra, Jessica Hart and Grace Tomeny. Commended scholars are Shelby Dwyer, Shannon Glennon, Madison Schmitt, Rachel Simoneaux, Sophia Skipper and Kristi Williams.