PHS Senior, Braeden Paulus has been named a National Merit Semi-Finalist. Braeden has joined an elite group of students that have qualified for this prestigious recognition. Out of 1.5 million juniors that took the PSAT last school year, Braeden ranks in the top 1 percent by his performance on the exam. He will now work with our school counselors over the upcoming weeks to become a Finalist. Braeden has also excelled on other high stakes exams. He scored a 36 composite on the ACT (99th percentile) and a 1590 on the SAT (98th percentile).