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Eight Students Earned Academic Honors From The College Board National Recognition Programs

September 15, 2023

The WSD is proud to announce that eight students earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition programs early this school year. These programs celebrate students' hard work in high school and showcase their strong academic performance. 


A'Nija Hughley and A'Shawn Hughley (North Point High School) received the National African American Recognition Award (NAARA); Isabella Casas (Liberty High School), and Maya Moran and Liam Townes (Timberland High School), received the National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA); and Arman Malik, Clara Walker, and Emma Thomas (Liberty High School), received the National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA). 


The academic honors for rural area, Black, Indigenous, and/or Latino students are an opportunity for students to share their strong academic achievements with colleges and scholarship programs that are seeking to recruit diverse talent. Students earn this academic honor because of their GPA of 3.5 or higher and outstanding performance on the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, and/or AP® Exams. They can now list this honor on college applications.