(St. Peter, MN—February 20, 2017) Ten High Tech High School students scored in the top 2.5% on the Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT©), based on regional results from among Hispanic and Latino test-takers, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.
The following young scholars have been invited to participate in the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP): Bayonne residents Alex Becerril and Jeremy Lewan; Carlos Arce-Sanchez of East Newark; Guttenberg resident Elijah Flores; Alvaro Orihuela of Kearny; North Bergen residents Erica De Lacerda, Julian Munoz, and Nicholas Francisco; Fatima Bartel of Union City; and West New York resident Eduardo Valenzuela.
Each year, the NHRP recognizes approximately 5,000 of the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT©.
Participation in the NHRP enables students to highlight their outstanding academic achievements on college applications. Although not a scholarship, the NHRP does allow institutions of higher learning to identify those academically exceptional Hispanic/Latino students all across America.