Five Marble Falls High School students and two Kingsland School students recently received academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. The programs recognize underrepresented students, awarding them academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connecting them with universities and colleges.
Marble Falls students honored are:
Christopher Hellen — National Hispanic Recognition Award, National Rural and Small Town Award
Emma Boerm — National Rural and Small Town Award
Lillian Nesrsta — National Rural and Small Town Award
Maia Pacini — National Rural and Small Town Award
William Terrell — National Rural and Small Town Award
Kingsland School students are:
Eligible students must:
have a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 or earn a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP exams;
are African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous;
and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.