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Four Eagles Earn Commended Student Recognition

Four Argyle High School students have received special recognition for their outstanding academic performances.

Seniors Archisha Biswas, Isabelle Gilbert, Peyton Deffenbaugh and Billy Mykel have been named Commended Students by the National Merit Scholarship Program.

These students are being honored for their exceptional academic promise demonstrated by their performance on the 
PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

"On behalf of everyone at Argyle High School, we want to extend our most sincere congratulations to each of these commended students on this accomplishment," Argyle High School Principal John King said. "These students have worked diligently to reach this plateau in their academic careers, and we are so proud of each of them."
 
These Eagles placed among the top 50,000 scorers of the 1.5 million students who entered the 2020 competition by taking the 2019 PSAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Over. 1.5 million students took the test last October and entered the National Merit Scholarship Program.
 
Biswas plans to attend Texas A&M and major in engineering and Gilbert will attend the University of Texas and focus on biomedical engineering.

Deffenbaugh is headed to Abilene Christian University to study psychology and Mykel will focus on studying history at the University of Dallas.
 
Congratulations to these Eagles on this impressive academic achievement.

Pictured left to right: Isabelle Gilbert, Billy Mykel, Archisha Biswas and Peyton Deffenbaugh.