Central Middle students selected for Duke TIP

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Central Middle School is proud to announce that 42 seventh grade students who have been invited to participate in the highly selective Duke University Talent Identification Program 7th Grade Talent Search. Seventh grade students with strong intellectual abilities are invited to participate if they achieve a qualifying score at or above the 95th percentile on a recent grade-level test. Upon enrollment, Duke TIP registers this select group to take the ACT or the SAT college entrance exam. After participants take their test, the program provides valuable benefits to them throughout high school, including access to unique resources for gifted students developed by experts in the field of gifted education. Duke TIP helps participants grow scholastically by providing the opportunity for above-level testing, feedback on abilities, educational resources, and encouragement. Congratulations Mustangs; we are proud of you!