Students in the News
March 2011 - Congratulations to Madison Taylor (Choral Music), Alec Lowman (English), Corbin Rhoads (French), and Julia Larson (Instrumental Music) on their invitation to attend Governor’s School. Of the 20 Governor's School slots extended to Durham Public Schools, Jordan High School received four.
Six Jordan students have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program for “demonstrating through outstanding performance potential for future academic success.” Of the 1.5 million entrants, some 50,000 with the highest PSAT scores qualify for recognition in the National Merit® Scholarship Program. Congratulate our highest achieving seniors!
National Merit Scholarship Finalists:
John “Sam” Selig
National Achievement Scholarship Finalists:
Casey Moore is a winner of the 2010-11 National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing North Carolina Affiliate. She is among 15 women selected from the state of North Carolina and is also a runner up for the National NCWIT award. Casey was an outstanding computer programming student, is the president of Project Refresh Jordan club and volunteers many hours of time through Girl Scouts.
On December 9, 2010, ESPN honored Siddiq Haynes (class of 2006) with a national community service award for his work at the University of Delaware. He was an all-conference football player this year for the Blue Hens, and he will graduate this spring with a degree in English. See news article here.
Rajagopalan created a community
service project to help people in India improve their vision using
donated eyeglasses. She documented her travels to India and the
success of Project Spirit
Sight on YouTube.