Seven students from the Pulaski County Special School District, four who attend Maumelle High School, have been recognized by the College Board National Recognition Program.
These national recognition programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors 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.
The following students received an award:
"I am extremely thankful to have received this recognition,” Crews said. “I'm blessed to have an amazing support network that has helped me throughout my life, both in school and out."
"I am so happy to receive this award,” Culpepper said. “It feels good knowing that all the hard work I put into AP classes is resulting in something cool like this!"
"I am honored to represent Maumelle on a national scale and would like to thank the teachers and staff who helped me receive this honor,” Hoffman said.
"I am very honored to have received this award. I hope that this opens up more opportunities for my college choice."
Other students honored include:
Faith Kelly, Sylvan Hills High School, National African American Recognition Award
Kennedy Lucas, Joe T. Robinson High School, National African American Recognition Award
Uvee Wiggins, Sylvan Hills High School, National African American Recognition Award
Students who may be eligible 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 Latina, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.
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