Duncanville ISD Celebrates Students Awarded with Academic Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs

Awards recognize high-performing students and help them stand out to colleges.

Students at Duncanville High School earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition  Programs.

These programs celebrate students' hard work in high school and showcase their strong academic performance. The academic honors for rural area, Black, Indigenous, and/or Latino students are an opportunity for students to share their strong academic achievements with colleges and scholarship programs that are seeking to recruit diverse talent. 

Big + Future

At Duncanville High School, nine (9) students received the academic honors.  

• Adrian Solorzano: NHRA
• Ajaila Joseph: NAARA
• Brian Nash: NAARA, NHRA
• Eduardo Manriquez: NHRA
• Genesis Johnson-Shelby: NAARA
• Hannah Stephens: NAARA
• Joseph Nalley: NAARA
• Laila Alexander: NAARA

• Rafael Solis: NHRA

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 earned a score of 3 or higher on 2 or more AP 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.

Award Key: 
National African American Recognition Award (NAARA) 
National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA) 
National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA) 
National Indigenous Award (NIA)