The Duke University Talent Identification Program recognized 34 students from the Park Hill School District for academic excellence.
These middle school students took the ACT or the SAT, which are intended for college-bound high school students. Duke will honor high-scoring students at a state recognition ceremony.
The students from Lakeview Middle School who earned state recognition are Grant Bergstrom, Erik Bergstrom, Benjamin Goodin, Camden Green, Finnegan Hefferren, Seth Jahraus, Annika Owens, Storm Reif and Christopher Wissmann.
The students from Congress Middle School who earned state recognition are Jordan Austin, Dylan Ball, Donovan Boyd, Jasyn Cates, Emily Cridlebaugh, Evalyn Eaton, Kathryn Eisler, Jacob Fickenscher, Emily Fickenscher, Rory Fitzmorris, Nora Grantham, Sophia He, Maleah Marquez, Luke Martens, Sophia Messina, Chase Mussman, Katelyn Parsons, Trevor Stevens, Brian Sweney, Jeremiah Thornton, Jr., Elizabeth Tittrington, Ashtin Umstattd and Caylie Wallace.
The students from Plaza Middle School who earned state recognition are Sam Chase and Grace Jung.