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Kappa Leaguer receives National Scholar recognition at Frisco ISD School board meeting.

Updated: Sep 10, 2023

Three people stand for picture taller male in middle, shorter male on left and tall woman on right.
Award recipient Uriah Taylor stands in the middle his older brother and mother after award was given.

On January 17, 2023, Uriah Taylor, a Lonestar Highschool Junior a DLA Kappa League member was recognized during the Frisco ISD Board meeting. Uriah was recognized along with 360 other Scholars throughout the district. A tangible way to reward the hard work of Hispanic/Latinx, African American/Black, Indigenous, and rural students. Students who took and scored high on eligible administrations test such as the PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, or AP Exams were considered for awards. Students were also identified as Hispanic/Latinx, African American/Black, Indigenous, or rural area students.

Eligible students required the following:

  • Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher at the time they are applying. Weighted and unweighted GPAs are considered.

  • Must have a permanent address in the United States, a U.S. territory or U.S. military base, or attend a DoDEA school. U.S. citizenship is not required.

  • Must identify as African American, Hispanic American, Indigenous, or attend high school in a rural area or small town.

  • Must have taken the PSAT 10 in spring 2022 OR the PSAT/NMSQT in fall 2022 OR at least two distinct AP Exams in 8th, 9th, or 10th grade.

The students recognized were Sophomores and Juniors who scored in the top 10% on the PSAT/NMSQT or PSAT 10 within the program by the state in the eligible exam periods and scored three or higher on two or more distinct AP Exams in the eligible exam periods.

We congratulate to Uriah Taylor for his academic excellence and scholarly accomplishments.

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