Carson High School seniors, from left, Alesan Ponce, Ziah Rizo, Izabella McNeely, Zach Guiza, Jora Kurland and Maritza Alvarez, received honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs.
Six Carson High School seniors are among 72,000 students nationwide to earn academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs.
The following were awarded recognition:
• Maritza Alvarez, National Hispanic Recognition Award
• Zachary Guiza, National Indigenous Award
• Jora Kurland, National Hispanic Recognition Award
• Izabella McNeely, National Rural and Small Town Award
• Alesan Ponce, National Hispanic Recognition Award
• Ziah Rizo, National Hispanic Recognition Award
Students must have met the following criteria:
• Have a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
• Earn PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 assessment scores that are within the top 10% of test takers in each state for each award program or earn a score of 3 or higher on 2 or more Advanced Placement (AP) exams.
• Attend school in a rural area or small town or identify as African American or Black, Hispanic or Latino or Indigenous or Native.
Eligible students are invited to apply during their sophomore or junior year and are awarded at the beginning of the next school year.