Three Stepinac HS students recognized by the College Board as National Hispanic Scholars – Bronx Times
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Three students from Stepinac High School have been recognized by the College Board as National Hispanic Scholars, joining a number of students nationwide who have achieved the prestigious designation.
The announcement coincided with National Hispanic Heritage Month which is also celebrated by the famous Catholic Boys’ High School.
The students are CJ Sanchez from New Rochelle, Eduardo Ramirez from Peekskill and Geovanny Rodriguez from the Bronx. They are members of Stepinac’s revolutionary Honors Academy, the small, personalized three-year learning program for academically top-performing students to pursue advanced studies in four disciplines – engineering, health sciences, finance and law. . Sanchez and Ramirez are at Engineering Honors Academy and Rodriguez is at Law Academy.
The College Board annually recognizes the academic excellence of Hispanic / Latino high school students through its National Hispanic Recognition Program. The highly regarded AP Scholar designation is awarded to approximately 5,000 of the more than 250,000 Hispanic / Latino juniors who scored in the top 10% of all PSAT students and passed at least two AP exams.