September 27, 2016

CBA Principal R. Ross Fales announced today that Anthony Baldes (Marlboro), Daniel Berkowitz (Neptune), Tyler Gentile (Lincroft), Patrick Kollman (Little Silver), Nicholas Karris (Little Silver), Joe LaForgia (Island Heights), Cooper Lang (Manalapan), Alfonse Niedermeyer (Wall), Brian Pell (Point Pleasant) and Matt Prince (Manasquan) have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Additionally, Ethan Bateman (Little Silver) was named a National Semifinalist in the 2017 National Merit Program and will have the chance to continue onward in the Merit Scholarship® competition.
A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, will be presented by the principal to these scholastically talented seniors.
About 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. This distinction places them amongst the top five percent of more than 1.6 million students who entered the 2017 competition by taking the PSATs/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

Congratulations to our Academy men on this fine accomplishment and their continued commitment to their studies.

About Christian Brothers Academy:
Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) is a private, Catholic, academic preparatory school for boys located in Lincroft, New Jersey. Founded in 1959 and taught in the Lasallian tradition, CBA is dedicated to helping students become intellectually mature and morally responsible leaders for society. CBA’s annual Open House is Sunday, October 2nd from 12pm to 3pm. CBA awards over $1.3 million in scholarships and financial aid to current students. Experience the Academy atwww.CBALincroftNJ.org.