September 21: Ten Students Receive College Board National Recognition Awards

Ten Weld RE-4 School District students earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs.

Students recognized by College Board include: 

  • Andrew Mitchell, Severance High School, National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA)
  • Ellie Sweet, Severance High School, NHRA
  • Jonah Bearden, Windsor High School, NHRA
  • Andy Wu, Severance High School, National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA)
  • Caden Schweer, Severance High School, NRSTA
  • Elizabeth Huwa, Severance High School, NRSTA
  • Faith Ahl, Severance High School, NRSTA
  • Jonathan Turk, Severance High School, NRSTA
  • Joshua Barnard, Severance High School, NRSTA
  • Kayla Metzger, Severance High School, NRSTA

The College Board National Recognition Programs celebrate students' hard work in high school and showcase their strong academic performance. The criteria for eligible students include:

  • GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • PSAT / NMSQT or PSAT 10 assessment scores that are within the top 10% of assessment takers in each state for each award program, or a score of 3 or higher on two or more Advanced Placement Exams in 9th and 10th grade.
  • Attend school in a rural area or small town, or identify as African American / Black, Hispanic American / Latino, or Indigenous / Native.

Eligible students are invited to apply for the recognitions during their sophomore or junior year, and are awarded at the start of the following school year. 

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