Twenty FBISD students honored in 2014 National Hispanic Recognition Program

Fort Bend ISD is proud to announce the names of 20 students who are named 2014 National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholars. They are among nearly 5,000 students selected from a pool of more than 250,000 students across the nation who took the 2013 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) during their junior year and achieved at least a minimum score for their region. Students with grade point averages of 3.0 or higher and who identified themselves as Hispanic or Latino are designated as scholars.

The FBISD 2013 National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars are:

• Austin High School – Hannah Ray
• Clements High School – Adit Arya, Ana Gonzalez de Corcuera, Kevin Matthews, Shaian Mohammadian, Rodrigo Padruno,  Carlos Alberto Rivero Lopez, Daniel Saa, Juan Saez, Brianna Singh, Benjamin Williams
• Dulles High School – Marisa Harkins, Ezequiel Ramirez, Tirso Ramirez
• Elkins High School – Nicolas Alba-Suarez
• Hightower High School – Kevin Mejia, Jonathan Mohammad
• Kempner High School – Rafael Acosta
• Travis High School – Kristen Leos, Rogelio Ramirez

Jeremy Juarez of Austin High School and Andrew Paz of Kempner earned Honorable Mention in the program.

Although the NHRP does not provide a financial reward, being named is an important academic recognition for students, especially when applying for entry into colleges and universities.

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