Matthew Bishop, principal of Pittsfield High School, has announced that Ilana Albert and Alexandre Lamoureux have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

The principal will present a Letter of Commendation to these scholastically talented seniors.

Commended Students placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT\National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.