NEWS RELEASE
Galena
Park Independent School District
14705 Woodforest Blvd. w Houston, Texas 77015 w (832) 386-1231
Craig Eichhorn w Director of Communications
ceichhorn@galenaparkisd.com
 



November 7, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NORTH SHORE SENIOR HIGH STUDENT HONORED IN NATIONAL HISPANIC RECOGNITION PROGRAM

           North Shore Senior High School student Alicia Garza was recently honored in the National Hispanic Recognition Program for her performance on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT).
           She was recognized at the Nov. 13 Board of Trustees Meeting by Dr. Mark Henry, superintendent of schools, and Jeff Miller, president of the Board of Trustees.
Garza was recognized for her exceptional academic promise along with approximately 3,300 of the highest scoring students from a nationwide total of 124,000.
           The National Hispanic Recognition Program, established in 1983, is a College Board program that provides national recognition of the exceptional academic achievements of Hispanic high school seniors and identifies them for postsecondary institutions.

Shown from the Nov. 13 Board meeting are (l-r): Dr. Mark Henry, Alicia Garza, and Jeff Miller.