Bishop Diego Senior National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Senior Daniel J. Cizek Ranks in Nation’s Top 1%

Daniel J. Cizek, senior at Bishop Diego High School, has been recognized for his outstanding achievement on the PSAT exam and has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist. Danny ranks in the top 1% of students nationally, and is one of 16,000 who will apply for status as a National Merit Scholarship Finalist.

Daniel J. Cizek

“Danny has truly made the most of the academic opportunities that Bishop has to offer its students” said Dr. Joe Reiken, Assistant head of School for Curriculum and Instruction. “We are excited about Danny’s prospects for college and the future and are pleased that he has been recognized for all of his hard work.”

Only three students in the Santa Barbara area qualified for this prestigious academic honor. The other students attend San Marcos and Santa Barbara High School.

Eight other Bishop Diego students from the Class of 2010 and Class of 2011 received AP Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor and AP Scholar with Distinction awards.

Bishop Diego High School offers their student body of 300 students’ eight Honors classes and nine AP classes.

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