HCISD Scholars recognized at December Board Meeting

The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Department for Advanced Academic Services recognized the 2016 high school scholars from Harlingen High School, Harlingen High School South, and Early College High School during the December board meeting.

“We are extremely proud of these students’ achievements and would like to thank them for being such outstanding role models to other students across the district,” Superintendent Dr. Art Cavazos said. “These scholars have pursued academic excellence since day one. These recognitions reflect their hard work and dedication. We would also like to extend thanks to the teachers, administrators, and parents for their support along the way.”

Student recognitions were based on GPAs, AP exams, and/or standardized testing results.

The following scholars were recognized by the school board and community in attendance:

National Hispanic Recognition Program


The National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes approximately 10,000 from a pool of about 200,000 students. The recognition is based on a combination of PSAT/NMSQT score and GPA.

Harlingen High School South: Miranda Lerma, Stevie Rosignol, Carlos A. Torres, Aubrey M. Villanueva


AP Scholars


AP Scholars are recognized as part of a small group of students. Only 18% (180,000) of the more than one million high school students who took AP exams performed at such a high level to merit this recognition.

The following students qualified for the national AP Scholar Award by earning a score of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.

Harlingen High School: Joshua C. Ambriz, Cole H. Charvat, David L. Day, Dallas C. Herring, and Justis G. Morales

2016 HHS Graduates: Jayson A. Alvarado-Trinity University, Emilia Capuchino-University of North Texas, Davis A. Eriksmoen-Texas A&M University-College Station, Alexandria G. Flores-University of North Texas, Marisa R. Flores-Texas A&M University-College Station, Serena G. Garza-University of Texas at San Antonio, Robert Hull-Texas A&M University-College Station, Ricky Loredo-Texas A&M University-College Station, Connor G. Smith-Texas A&M University-College Station, Alissa J. Uribe-Texas A&M University-College Station


AP Scholars (cont.)

Harlingen High School South: Abigayle Y. De Leon, Micaela K. Garza, Jailene Gonzalez, Vanessa S. Green, Erika Hernandez, Taylor Tice, Carlos A.Torres, Hemma C. Uzoh, and Aubrey M. Villanueva

2016 HHSS Graduates: Adey E. Awah-Texas A&M University-College Station, Ryan J. Benavides-University of Texas-Austin, McKayla G. Davis-Texas A&M University-College Station, Madeline C. Deal-University of Texas-Austin, Cesar Garcia-Texas A&M University-College Station, Nicholas Garza-Texas State University, Timothy A. Gomez-University of Texas-RGV, Gabriel D. Hernandez-Texas Tech University, Adam C. Hood-University of Texas-RGV, Calista N. Lamotte-University of Texas-Austin, Javier M. Lopez-Texas A&M University-College Station, Brandon P. Lyon-Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Alejandra D. Ochoa-New York University, Anthony R. Perez-Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Miriam R. Perez-University of Texas-Austin, Crystal Rodriguez-Fuerte-University of Texas-RGV, Sandra A. Salazar-University of Texas-RGV, Justin M. Serna-Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Paola Woo-University of North Texas-Denton


AP Scholars (cont.)

Early College High School: James Alex Galvan


AP Scholars with Honor


The following students qualified as AP Scholars with Honor by receiving an average score of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on four or more AP exams.

Harlingen High School South: Lucan S. Rivas, Stevie R. Rosignol, and Thiffany L. Yeupell


AP Scholars with Distinction


The following students qualified as AP Scholars with Distinction by receiving an average score of 3.5 on all AP exams taken and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.

2016 HHSS Graduates: William D. Ernst-University of Texas-Austin, Ryan A. Mowers-University of Texas-RGV


National AP Scholars


The following student qualified as a National AP Scholar by receiving an average score of 4 on all AP exams taken and scores of 4 or higher on eight or more of these exams.

2016 HHSS Graduate: Ryan A. Mowers-University of Texas-RGV

One thought on “HCISD Scholars recognized at December Board Meeting

  1. I am very proud of all those featured, but I am most proud of Memorial’s former students. Congratulations, Raiders!!!

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