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June 1, 2018

Tina Veal-Gooch
Director of Public Relations
903.794.3651 ext. 1013

TASSP Chooses THS Senior for All-State Academic Excellence Team

Texarkana, TX – Blaire Berry, a senior at Texas High School, has been selected by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) as a member of the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team.

This prestigious award was designed to recognize Texas high school seniors for their outstanding academic achievements and the rewards of superior scholarship.

Many outstanding senior students were nominated by their high school principals based on their SAT and ACT scores, academic grade point average, pursuit of advanced diploma, and other evidence of exceptional academic ability. Each student nominated was asked to write a 300-500 word essay to submit with the application. From this group of more than 150 outstanding young scholars, twenty were chosen for the TAASP All-State Academic Excellence Team.

As a member of the TASSP All-State Academic Excellence Team, Berry was awarded a $500 scholarship and will be formally recognized at the TASSP Summer Workshop in Austin, Texas on June 14, 2018.

Blaire is the daughter of Vickie and Billy Berry. She is the 2018 Valedictorian for Texas High School, Distinguished Achievement Program Graduate, Ross Perot STEM Academy Graduate, Texas Scholar and AP Scholar with Distinction.

While at Texas High, Blaire was a member of National Honor Society, Quill & Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalists, Mu Alpha Theta Mathematics Honor Society, International Thespian Society, Business Professionals of America, Student Council, Tiger Theatre Company and Tiger Tennis.

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