Upper School Students Recognized Nationally by The College Board

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The College Board, which administers the PSAT and SAT announced that senior and junior Upper School students have been awarded National African American and National Hispanic Recognition Program academic honors.The designation is based on their academic achievements and outstanding performance on the PSAT and/or AP exams.

National African American Recognition Program Scholars

  • Zoe Bennett
  • Layah Carpenter
  • Sydnee Dykes
  • Chloe Echols
  • Abby Gemechu
  • Jermani Jones
  • Kandace Kellon
  • Hannah Rowland-Seymour
  • Olivia Thornton

National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars

  • Elena Winter

The College Board National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with this academic honor that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them meaningfully connect to colleges and stand out during the admissions process. 

Eligible students have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10, or earned a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; and are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.

About The College Board
The College Board recognizes academic excellence through its National Recognition Programs. Students selected for this prestigious honor can cite it on their college and scholarship applications. In turn, colleges use the listing of this honor as a way of identifying students from underrepresented groups who have excelled on their PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or AP Exams and in their classwork.