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Duke Tip Awards

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Maryville, TN.   Maryville City Schools is pleased to recognize 7th graders from Montgomery Ridge Intermediate and Coulter Grove Intermediate schools who were recently recognized in the Duke University 7th grade talent search program. 

 

Duke TIP’s 7th Grade Talent Search helps academically talented students identify their strengths, develop their abilities and interests, and celebrate their achievements at a crucial time when they are forming their identities and looking ahead to the future. Participants learn about their strengths with an above-level test (either the ACT or SAT) and receive benefits like specialized publications and resources, educational guidance, recognition of their abilities, and academic challenges.  

 

COULTER GROVE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL - 13 total participants

  • GRAND RECOGNITION
    • Sophia Shepherd
  • State Recognition
    • Gavin Good
    • Nadia Hixon
    • Avery Kumes
    • Sophia Shepherd
    • Adithya Madduri
    • Annabelle Sprinkle

 

MONTGOMERY RIDGE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL - 15 participants

  • GRAND RECOGNITION
    • Samantha Luhn
  • STATE RECOGNITION
    • Graham Thompson
    • Will Irvine
    • Nathanael Barnett
    • Abbey Frost
    • Audrey Walker
    • Hannah Robertson
    • Addison Leonard
    • Samantha Luhn
    • Riya Patel
    • Alex Yalove

Grand recognition goes to students who earn ACT/SAT scores approximately equal to the 90th national percentile rank for college-bound seniors taking the same test.

State recognition goes to students who earn ACT/SAT scores approximately equal to the 50th national percentile rank of college-bound seniors taking the same test.

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About TIP: The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit educational organization that is recognized as a leader in identifying and serving the educational needs of academically gifted youth. Through identification, recognition, challenging educational programs, information, advocacy and research, Duke TIP provides resources to gifted students, their parents, educators, and schools to help gifted scholars reach their full academic potential. For more on Duke TIP talent searches, including qualification requirements for its 4th–6th Grade Talent Search and 7th Grade Talent Search, visit www.tip.duke.edu.

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