OLV students in prestigious program

Published 2:29 pm Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Every year Our Lady of the Valley’s seventh grade class participates in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. This year OLV had 58 percent of the seventh grade class qualify for the prestigious program.

The seventh graders who qualified included: Evelyn Bostany, Juan Jose Campos, Matthew Cerfolio, Jack Christensen, Albert Dascher, Grace Galvin, Nicole Galvin, Kaylee Gilchrist, Abby Hagelskamp, Maggie Hagelskamp, Mick Hagelskamp, Addie Harchelroad, Courtney Hayhurst, Kelsi Hobbs, Connor Howlett, Anna Larock, Mitchell Ledbetter, Maggie Mahoney, Anthony Marino, Daniel Matos, Jack McGuire, Cam McLean, Jo Jo Meineke, Nikki Panzica, Mariah Schley, Nicky Sebastian, Katie Sherman, Sara Sligh, Aimee Sznajderman, Catherine Vaughn and Simon Webster.

The program identifies academically talented seventh graders based on standardized test scores achieved in certain subject areas that are 95 percent and above. These students are then administered their choice of one of two college testing programs – either the SAT or ACT.