Congratulations to 26 Frenship ISD seventh grade students who received state recognition in the 2015 Duke Talent Identification Program. To receive the state recognition award, students had to score at or above the national average of recent high school graduates on at least one part of the ACT or the SAT. These students took one of the two tests in January or February.
Students who receive state recognition meet at least one of the following criteria:
ACT: English ≥ 21, Math ≥ 21, Reading ≥ 21, Science ≥ 21, or three of the four following scores English = 20, Math = 20, Reading = 20, Science = 20
SAT: Math ≥ 530, Critical Reading ≥ 510, Writing ≥ 500, or two of the three following scores: Math = 520, Critical Reading = 500, Writing = 490
Additionally, Frenship Middle School seventh grader Austin Dunn received the Grand Recognition Award for his testing success. To receive the Grand Recognition Award, students have to score at or better than 90 percent of recent high school graduates who tested on at least one part of the ACT or the SAT. Dunn also met at least one of the following criteria:
ACT: English ≥ 29, Math ≥ 28, Reading ≥ 30, Science ≥ 27, or Composite ≥ 28
SAT: Math ≥ 680, Critical Reading ≥650, Writing ≥ 650, or Math + Critical Reading + Writing ≥ 1850
Below are all of the students at Frenship ISD who received state recognition in the Duke Talent Identification Program:
Frenship Middle School: Dylan Aliff, Austin Dunn, Reagan Hardy, Zachary Madry, Joshua Salisbury
Heritage Middle School: Luke Blackmon, Alec Cofer, Kelsie Dalton, Madison Diaz, Olga Kobozieva, Darby Lewis, Margaret McFarland, Riki Sampson, Hayleigh Stephens, Clinton Thetford, Marcos Urias
Terra Vista Middle School: Aubrey Barney, Lady Dee Marie Bercadez, Macey Hair, Travis Libre, Aaron McGee, Barrett Potts, Logan Rainbolt, Viviann Robles, Ryan Salmon, Madeline Siler
According to their website, The Duke University Talent Identification Program is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth. As a world leader in gifted and talented education, Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential.