Monday, April 8, 2013

District Announces Duke TIP Students

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools had 26 seventh graders qualify for the Grand Recognition in the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) this year.

To qualify for Grand Recognition, on the SAT Exam, students must exceed a score ≥ 680 on Math, ≥ 660 Critical Reading and/or ≥ 650 on Writing or must have an overall score ≥ 1850.  To qualify on the ACT Exam, students must score at or above a 27 on the Composite, or must score on individual exams:  ≥ 27 on Science; ≥ 28 on Math; ≥ 29 on English; or ≥ 30 on Reading.

From Culbreth the students who qualified for Grand Recognition are:  Joshua Abrams; and Samantha Haj.

From McDougle MS, Kimaya Guthrie qualified for Grand Recognition.

From Phillips the students who qualified for Grand Recognition are:  Rohan Deshpande; Yeeun Son; and Natalie Troy.

From Smith, the students who qualified for Grand Recognition are:  Martin Hito; Timothy Hu; Jerri Ji; Judah Kalb; Isabella Li; Bradley Lin; Eashwar Mahadevan; Kara Molnar; Benjamin Moul; Johnathan Moul; Frances O'Grady; Seong Hyun Park; Ishaan Pilant; Mian Qin; Maggie Weber; Vincent Xia; Eric Xu; Tyler Yandrofski; Michael Zhang; and Kevin Zhang.

There were more than 64,000 students from across the US who took the college entrance exams this year through Duke TIP.

The district also had 87 seventh graders who took the SAT or ACT who qualified for State Recognition in the Duke TIP program.  To qualify for state level on the SAT exam, students had to score ≥ 500 in English, ≥ 510 in Critical Reading or ≥ 520 in Math.  Or students qualified with three of the four ACT scores: English ≥19; Math ≥19; Reading ≥ 20; and/or Science ≥ 20.

The Duke TIP program is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to being a national leader in identifying academically talented students and providing innovative programs to support their educational development.  Currently, students in 16 states may participate in the Duke TIP program.  For more information, visit the TIP website at

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