Two Bioscience Students Named National Hispanic Recognition Scholars

Posted by Community Relations on 12/17/2015

Bioscience has two students who were named National Hispanic Recognition Scholars. The program, sponsored by the College Board, identifies approximately 5,000 outstanding Hispanic/Latino high school students, from the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors based on highest scores received on the PSAT National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test taken as juniors

Amanda Trent is a STEP: Student Expedition student who has just been accepted through early decision at Bowdoin College in Maine. She will be the third student in three years from Bioscience accepted to Bowdoin. STEP students spend three weeks into the backcountry of Alaska to lead in a remote wilderness setting.

Francisco “Frankie” Armenta appears headed to ASU to study mechanical engineering. He is also the only student in the district to earn a top score of 5 on Advanced Placement (AP) Physics. He is also running his counselor’s Scholars Test Prep Program for underclassmen.