College Board National Recognition

College Board National Recognition

Tinley Park High School Students Receive College Board National Recognition

Seven Tinley Park High School students have earned academic honors from the College Board National Recognition Programs. 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 colleges and stand out during the admissions process. Colleges and scholarship programs identify students awarded National African American, Hispanic, Indigenous and/or Rural/Small Town Recognition through College Board’s Student Search Service.


Tinley Park High School’s Anthony Andrews, Carl Penson, Dinah Hall, Gerges Ibrahim and Oneil Tucker received National African American Recognition Awards. Students Charlotte Feliz and Julian Rosiles received National Hispanic Recognition Awards.


“We want to honor the hard work of these students through the College Board National Recognition Programs.

This program creates a way for colleges and scholarship programs to connect directly with underrepresented

students who they are hoping to reach,” said Tarlin Ray, College Board senior vice president of BigFuture. “We

hope the award winners and their families celebrate this prestigious honor and it helps them plan for their big



Students who may be eligible have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and have excelled on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT

10, or earned a score of 3 or higher on two or more AP Exams; and are African American or Black, Hispanic

American or Latinx, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.


Eligible students will be invited to apply during their sophomore or junior year and will be awarded at the

beginning of the next school year. Students will receive their awards in time to include them on their college

and scholarship applications.

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