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College Board National Recognition Program

The College Board National Recognition Programs award academic honors to:

-sophomores and juniors who take eligible administrations of AP®, PSAT/NMSQT®, or PSAT™ 10 exams,

-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,

-have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and

-identify as African American or Black, Hispanic or Latino, Indigenous or Native, or attend high school in a rural area or small town.

Students can apply on BigFuture® during the second semester of 10th or 11th grade.


Awardees (as of August 17, 2023) at Dreher High School are listed below:Benjamin Brown: NAARACaleb Evans: NAARACurtis Wilson: NAARAGabrielle Williams: NAARAKatherine Smith: NRSTAKyra Grindley: NAARASara Brown: NAARAAward Key:National African American Recognition Award (NAARA)National Hispanic Recognition Award (NHRA)National Rural and Small Town Award (NRSTA)National Indigenous Award (NIA)