Using school-specific data such as enrollment and ethnicity and a comprehensive methodology, many of the schools were given a College Readiness Index score, with the top-scoring 6,500-plus schools receiving a gold, silver or bronze medal.
Fernando is number one in his class out of 358 students, with a 4.66 grade point average.
Approximately 200 students who participated in the program developed by EverFi and sponsored by Washington Federal will receive a completion certification, April 29.
The Nationals are in Chicago, June 27 - July 3.
Kazandra Zelaya was selected as a Dean’s List Finalist at the event, and earned a trip to the FIRST International event in St. Louis, April 22-25.
Winning schools are recognized for their superior ability to identify and meet the academic and non-academic needs of their student population.