17 FWCD Students Gain Honors from College Board National Recognition Programs
Seventeen FWCD juniors and seniors earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Program: Masai Collins ’23, Sydney Cyprian ’22, and Alexis Rollings ’23 (College Board National African American Recognition Program Scholars); Jayne Dodson ’22, Charlie Ozaeta ’22, and Josh Ozaeta ’22 (College Board National Indigenous Recognition Program Scholars); and Liam Callahan ’23, Joaquin Castro-Balbi ’22, Eliana Garcia ’23, Izzy Gutierrez ’22, Liz Hazelton ’22, Sydney Hudecek ’22, Aramis Moreno ’22, Charlie Ozaeta ’22, Josh Ozaeta ’22, Nick Pakis ’22, Sam Rios ’22, Sebastian Salazar ’22, and Gavin Zoota ’22 (College Board National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars).
These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that can be included on college and scholarship applications and connect students with universities across the country, helping them meaningfully connect to college and stand out during the admission process. They are among the 32,000 students from across the country to earn this honor by excelling on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 or earning a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; maintaining a 3.5 or higher GPA; and identifying as African American or Black, Hispanic American or Latinx, Indigenous, and/or attending school in a rural area or small town.
Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD) is a JK-12 private, independent, coeducational, nondenominational college-preparatory school located on approximately 100 acres in Fort Worth, Texas. The mission of Fort Worth Country Day School is to foster the intellectual, physical, emotional, and ethical development of capable students through an academically rigorous college preparatory program that integrates the arts and athletics.