He tutors students in math and speaks French, a talent he improved through the International Baccalaureate program at Bryan High. Only 2.5% of U.S. high schools have IB, which offers a diploma recognized at universities worldwide.
In his time at Bryan High, he earned the academic all-state team for football and competed on the soccer team. One day, he hopes to beat Magnus Carlson in chess and make discoveries in mathematics.
A Q&A with Nico
Sydney Ocon, Rudder High junior, serves as the drum major for the Rudder High marching band, a lieutenant on Rudder’s color guard, and a Skills USA member in law enforcement.
She’s been a part of a band awarded a first division rating in marching and concert competitions and a color guard ranking first in the state in its division.
Only 5% of U.S. high schools offer the nationally-renowned AP Capstone program that strengthens research & presenting skills. Sydney is a member of the program. She plans to use her AP Capstone degree to get on a path to earning a master’s degree in veterinary medicine or attending law school to become a lawyer for the falsely accused.
A Q&A with Sydney
Lezli Pena, Bryan Collegiate junior, will be a first-generation college student. That means she will be the first person in her family to attend college.
Like many students at Bryan Collegiate, Lezli will earn an associate’s degree from Blinn College along with her high school diploma. She’ll enter into the college of her choice with 60 college credits in her back pocket, giving her a jump start on her goal to work in the dental field.
Lezli serves families in need by volunteering at Hope’s Locker, Bryan ISD’s clothing closet.
A Q&A with Lezli