BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Three Dunham seniors were honored as National Recognition Awards Program Scholars by the College Board.

Madison Morgan and Kai Washington earned National African American Recognition Award honors. Adrian Raymond earned a National Hispanic American Recognition Ward, according to a release from the Dunham School.

“We are very proud of these students who have earned this recognition for their achievements in the classroom and on the College Board assessments,” said Amanda McIlwain, upper dchool director. “Such recognition helps excellent students stand out to colleges during the admissions process.”

The program allows students to connect with colleges, universities and scholarship programs across the country. According to the Dunham School, to be qualified for the recognition, students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.

Recipients also have to attend high school in a rural area and be recognized as African American, Black, Hispanic, Latino, Indigenous or Native.