DAVIDSON, N.C. – Woodlawn School seniors Maisie Wills and John Patrick “JP” Shaw, both of Davidson, have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. Over the last four years, eleven Woodlawn students have been honored as Commended Students, including one National Merit Scholarship Winner.

Wills and Shaw are among the approximately 34,000 Commended Students throughout the nation to be recognized for their exceptional academic promise. Commended Students placed in the top three percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the 2014 competition, which is based on their junior-year PSAT test scores.

Maisie is the daughter of Trey and Anne Wills, and JP is the son of Brian and Pat Shaw. Both students arrived at Woodlawn in 2004 as third graders and are now in their 10th year as Trailblazers.