Congratulations to Elizabeth Watson and Sarah Emerson on their
National Hispanic Scholar recognition!
Two students from Vanguard College Preparatory School have been recognized in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Elizabeth Watson and Sarah Emerson were named National Hispanic Scholars. The students earned their distinction by scoring in the top 2.5% on the 2019 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test in our region who identify as Hispanic Americans.
Elizabeth is this year’s editor-in-chief of the Vanguard Review, Vanguard’s newspaper publication. She also serves as student body vice president, Central Texas Teen Science Cafe leadership team, and IF/THEN Initiative girls advisory council. Elizabeth plans to study science and humanities on a pre-med track in college.
Sarah is Varsity Tennis Captain, earning the TAPPS Academic All-Star Award. With a passion for science, she serves as a Teacher’s Assistant for environmental science and biology and has participated in several university programs including the University of Miami Summer Scholars program for marine conservation. Sarah plans to attend a coastal university and study marine biology and ecology.
For the past 10 years, Vanguard has had 41 students recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program.