Five ATL seniors are among the 50 Palm Beach County students who are National Merit Scholarship Program finalists. Congratulations to Jonathan Li, David McClintock, Meera Radhakrishnan, Marc Rodriguez and Andrew Sack.
Sophomore Jesula Jeannot is the Sun-Sentinel's student of the week. AVID elective teacher Ms. Loulis and AVID honors English teacher Ms. Weier nominated Jesula for her outstanding leadership skills.
Senior Marilyn Ramirez is one of eight Palm Beach County students honored in the fifth annual Alcohol Prevention Poster Contest. Winners’ designs will appear on Palm Beach County school buses. Winners also received gift cards and Adobe Photoshop software at the awards ceremony in February.
Atlantic students are participating in a Delray Beach Rotary Club sponsored food drive benefiting students at Pine Grove Elementary School. Bring canned goods and other nonperishables (peanut butter, tuna, canned meat, cereal bars, fruit cups and the like) to the cafeteria by March 11. Food will be distributed during spring break to families of Pine Grove students who receive breakfast and lunch at school. Community service hours will be awarded.
Congratulations to Jonathan Li, Meera Radhakrishnan, Alec Li and Michael Barnard, Atlantic Community High School's nominees for the Presidential Scholars Program. The program was established in 1964 to recognize and honor the country's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Each year, up to 141 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nation's highest honors for high school students.