Killeen ISD college students named high highschool seniors nationwide | KWKT
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Killeen ISD college students named high highschool seniors nationwide | KWKT

KILLEEN / HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas (FOX 44) – Two Killeen Unbiased College District seniors are 2023 Nationwide Benefit Scholar Finalists!

The district stated Friday that Harker Heights Excessive College seniors Wonhyo Jonathan Lee and Rebecca Mack are Benefit Scholar Finalists based mostly on PSAT/NMSQT take a look at scores among the many high one p.c nationwide. 

Killeen ISD college students named high highschool seniors nationwide | KWKT
Rebecca Mack (left) and Wonhyo Jonathan Lee (proper). (Courtesy: Killeen ISD)

Lee is the son of a navy service member and has lived in Korea, California, Virginia, Illinois and Texas. He has obtained Educational Awards all 4 years of highschool, is a senior patrol chief for Boy Scouts of America, member of the American Arithmetic Competitors, a competitor within the US Nationwide Chemistry Olympiad, and a part of the Debate Membership and Robotics Membership at Harker Heights Excessive College.

Lee is fluent fluent in Korean, and volunteers his time with on the Killeen Korean College as a trainer’s aide. He’s a cellist and pianist at his church, and has earned a spot within the TMEA All-Area Orchestra. He’s additionally on the Knights soccer crew.

Mack earned a spot on the TMEA All-State Treble Choir, and was a first-place soloist in varsity acappella. She is the choir president, Nationwide Honor Society vp, a NASA Aerospace Scholar and was an officer in Junior Historians and freshman and sophomore class senator.

Mack has additionally participated within the Knights of the Spherical Desk, is on the Harker Heights Metropolis Teen Courtroom and the Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce Imaginative and prescient XXI Class of 2022.

The district says that the Nationwide Benefit Scholarship Program is an instructional competitors for recognition and scholarships which began in 1955. Roughly 1.5 million highschool college students nationwide enter this system every year. The 2 Killeen ISD students signify lower than one p.c of U.S. highschool seniors who earn this educational honor.

This system seeks to honor particular person college students who present distinctive educational means and potential for achievement in rigorous school research. Nationwide Benefit Finalists are chosen based mostly on their distinctive accomplishments, skills and abilities.