New Braunfels ISD is proud to announce that 15 students at New Braunfels High School have been recognized in the National Hispanic Recognition Program, the National African American Recognition Program and the National Indigenous Recognition Program. The group includes 13 National Hispanic Recognition Program recipients, one National African American Recognition Program recipient and one National Indigenous Recognition Program recipient.

The students below earned the following distinctions:

  • National Hispanic Recognition Program  – Braydee Menezes, Bevin Haynes, Haley Luce,
  • Kenneth McMullen, Ethan Keresztes, Juan Conejo, Aleeza Guerra, Sebastian Garcia, Valeria Ortiz-
  • Hayakawa, Tex Hermes, Fernando Murra Vicario, Carolina Ontiveros and Jovanny Vega
  • National African American Recognition Program – Irene Nobert
  • National Indigenous Recognition Program – Tyler Griscom

These students were recognized at the NBISD Board of Trustees Meeting that was held on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022.

The College Board National Recognition Programs award academic honors to underrepresented students. The four national recognition programs include the National African American Recognition Program, National Hispanic Recognition Program, National Indigenous Recognition Program and National Rural and Small Town Recognition Program.

Students who take eligible administrations of the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or AP Exams will be considered for awards. Students must also identify as African American, Hispanic American, Indigenous, or attend high school in a rural area or small town.

NBISD Recipients of National Recognition Programs