31 Lake Travis High School students are honored as National Merit Scholars

Thirty-one Lake Travis High School seniors advance in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Thirty-one Lake Travis High School seniors advance in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Thirty-one Lake Travis High School seniors have been recognized by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program, consisting of more than 1.5 million entries representing less than 1% of U.S. high school seniors, according to Gordon Butler, Lake Travis High School principal.

Students enter the program when taking the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test, or PSAT, generally within their junior year of high school. According to the National Merit Scholarship Program, these 31 students are top scorers exhibiting exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

Twelve LT High School students were also acknowledged by the National Hispanic Recognition program.

Superintendent Brad Lancaster congratulated the parents and students, saying it was humbling and gratifying to hear from them during a regular board meeting Oct. 16.

The following students were recognized by the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program:

Brandon Aguillon, Travis Aldrich, Sebastian Alves, Prescott Anderson, Sophia Cappello, Abigail Coslet, Emiliano Covarrubias, Jason Cox, Daniela Dada, Aisha DeSouza, Wyatt Dunlap, Jackson Froehlich, Peter Ikonomopoulos, Shriya Iyer, Jaxon Jedele, Katherine Little, Jackson Luce, Ethan Martin, Dylan Monahan, Reece Offenbecher, Andrew Olivera, Emily Padilla, Nikita Parmar, Ethan Peterson, Manuel Salas, Stephen Scheffe, Vaughan Schulte, Annabel To, Tess Van Daele, Jacob Villani and Kevin Wang
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