Photo of College Board Recognition Program students

Tyler, Texas.  Four Bishop Gorman Catholic School students were among the 62,000 high school students from across the country to earn academic honors from the College Board’s National Recognition Programs.  The students who earned these honors are:

  • Yeabtsega Aytenfisu (‘24): National African American Recognition Program Scholar

  • Elaine Herrera (‘24): National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

  • Nathan LeBlanc (‘23): National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

  • Isabella Manke (‘24): National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar

These students join Bishop Gorman’s College Board National Recognition Program Scholars from the 2021-2022 school year: Bishop Gorman seniors Nicholas Azzi, Hannah Cammack, Jessica Carmona, Ellie Coan, KellyAnn Harrell, Laura McInnis, and Melissa Perez.

In order to be eligible for this recognition, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, 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, Indigenous, and/or attend school in a rural area or small town.

“Congratulations to each of these students for their achievements on their College Board assessments and in the classroom.  They have demonstrated a strong commitment to academic excellence over their years at Bishop Gorman, and we look forward to further celebrating their successes in the future,” said Bishop Gorman Principal, John Kimec.