Logan Rodriguez, a Conway High School Senior, has been named a National Hispanic Scholar. Rodriguez was selected by scoring in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in our region. This recognition will enable him to highlight his educational achievements to top colleges and universities.
“Conway High School is proud of Logan for receiving this distinction,” says Principal Jason Lawrence. “He is a outstanding young man with a bright future and he represents CHS very well.”
Every year, the National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes about 5,000 of the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the test.
The program is an academic honor that can be included on college applications. It’s not a scholarship, but colleges do use this program to identify academically exceptional Hispanic/Latino students.
Students qualify by taking the PSAT/NMSQT in October of their junior year. They must be at least one-quarter Hispanic/Latino, achieve the minimum required PSAT/NMSQT Selection Index score (varies each year), and earn a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher by the middle of their junior year.
Rodriguez says he is excited about the honor. He hopes to attend the University of Arkansas next year and go on to medical school some day.
He currently plays soccer for Conway High School and is a student in the Medical Professions Class there, where his teachers say he is a hard worker. Rodriguez says his math classes are his favorite.
Student test scores from last spring’s assessments are being mailed out from our district office and should arrive within the next week. Last year’s 1st and 2nd grade students will receive score reports from the Iowa Test of Basic Skills and 3rd-10th grade students will receive reports from the ACT Aspire. The score report includes some explanation of the assessment and scoring, but if you have any questions, please call your child’s school.
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