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(Principle of Learning: Recognition of Accomplishment)   

Student, School, and Faculty Awards

  • Excellence in Education Award (2012) from the National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) (One of three high schools in America to be awarded in 2012)

  • Nominated for 2015 Blue Ribbon Award by the TEA Commissioner to the US Dept. of Education
honor circle

  • Innovation of the Year Award from Mountain View College (2010-2011)
  • FIRST Robotics Team ~ Regional Robotics Competition Qualifiers
  • Student placed on Governor's Board for Junior State (2009)
  • First Place in Dallas ISD Science Fair in Environmental Science (internship for student at UT Southwestern Medical School)
  • Recognized by the National Center for Educational Achievement (2010, 2011)
  • Science National Assessment of Educational Progress Panelist ~ Bennett O'Connor
  • Dallas Utilities Water Conservation Essay Contest Winners (2010, 2011, 2014)
  • Cesar Chavez Essay Contest Winner 2010, 2011

  • MVC Fictional Essay Writing Contest 2014
  • Outstanding Student Award at Mountain View College
  • Urban Debate League Top 10 Winner: 1st place JV speaker – Destin Germany; 3rd place JV team – Shaquille Jones and Destin Germany
  • Scholarships Include:
    • Dell Scholarships
    • Communities of Texas Foundation Scholarship
    • Terry Scholarships
    • Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
    • SMU Distinguished Scholar - Hunt Scholarship
    • UNT Presidential Scholarships
    • UNT ATT Early College Scholarships
    • McMurry Award
    • Iowa State University
    • Texas Woman’s University Terry Scholarships
    • Dallas Baptist University Christian Leadership
    • Stanford Brown Image America Award
    • Texas Health Resource
    • The University of Texas at Austin