BHS Senior Honored as Missouri Scholars 100

BHS Senior Honored as Missouri Scholars 100
Posted on 03/26/2024
This is the image for the news article titled BHS Senior Honored as Missouri Scholars 100Branson High School senior, Ivan Avellanosa, has been distinguished as one of the top academic students in the state through the Missouri Scholars 100 program. This statewide initiative, organized by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals, recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of 100 outstanding students from the graduating class of 2024.

The announcement of Avellanosa’s selection was made by Dr. Jack Harris, Principal at Branson High School.

To qualify for the Missouri Scholars 100, students must hold a minimum GPA of 3.750, a minimum ACT score of 29 or a minimum SAT score of 1,280, rank in the upper ten percent of their class, and engage in advanced coursework in mathematics, science, English, and foreign language. Additionally, nominees must exhibit excellent attendance, exemplary citizenship within the school, and active participation in the school’s activity program.

Clark Mershon, Executive Director of the principals' association, expressed, "The Missouri Scholars 100 Program is one of the premier academic recognition programs in the country. It is truly a celebration of learning. The Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals wants to celebrate the achievement and success of these students and their schools."

The 2024 Missouri Scholars 100 program marks its 30th annual recognition. Honorees will be recognized at a luncheon at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri in April.