Baton Rouge High School Seniors Reagan Hamilton, Mordecai Logan, Alex Taylor, and Jonathan Thomas has been recognized as African American Scholars by the College Board National Recognition Program. Last Spring, an invitation was extended to African American Juniors who scored in the top 2.5% of PSAT/NMSQT test takers to submit an extensive application. The College Board evaluated all submitted applications, choosing Hamilton, Logan, Taylor, and Thomas as African American Scholars to receive this prestigious award.
Reagan Hamilton is the daughter of Kimberly and Ricky Hamilton. She attended Sherwood Middle Academic Academy and Westdale Heights Academic Magnet. She is the President of DECA and scored a 34 on the ACT. She plans on studying Psychology in college.
Mordecai Logan is the son of Ardrene and Dewayne Logan. He attended Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet and Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary School. Logan was recently featured in “225 Magazine” as a Future Community Leader for his work in creating an App to close food deserts in North Baton Rouge. He intends to Major in Computer Science in College to become a Software Engineer.
Alex Taylor is the son of Bridgett and Arthur Taylor. He attended Sherwood Middle Academic Academy and Shenandoah Elementary. He is the President of Mock Trial and has also been named a National Merit Commended Student. He plans on studying Political Science and African American Studies in college.
Jonathan Thomas is the son of Rebecca Woldu and Thomas Weldehiorghis. He attended Glasgow Middle School and Buchanan Elementary. He has also been named a National Merit Commended Student. He plans on studying Physics or Computer Science in college.