Appearing for board recognition on Tuesday night were (back row) Raven Wilson, Montserrat Tijerina, Heidi Tran, Catherine Thai and Kallysta Harris; and (front row) Franklin Carr IV, Erick Ponce, Sohara Zafar and Jose Marroquin.
Twelve seventh-graders from five Pasadena ISD intermediate schools were honored by the Board of Trustees on Tuesday night for their success in the Duke University Talent Search program.
The 12 students were chosen for the program based on perfect TAKS scores and all excelled on the Scholastic Aptitude Test administered as part of the program.
San Jacinto Intermediate, Beverly Hills Intermediate and Thompson Intermediate placed three students each.
Named from San Jacinto were Franklin Carr IV, Erick Ponce and Sohara Zafar. Beverly Hills honorees were Alexis Jiminez, Catherine Thai and Heidi Tran. Named from Thompson were Martin Nguyen, Tin Nguyen and Raven Wilson.
Also honored were Kallysta Harris and Jose Marroquin from Park View Intermediate, and Montserrat Tijerina from Bondy Intermediate.