Plymouth Whitemarsh High School (PWHS) senior Alex Rudolph has been recognized as a National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHRP) Scholar by the College Board. To qualify, students must have scored at least 1320 on the 2018 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), have had at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average by the middle of their junior year and be at least one-quarter of Hispanic/Latino Heritage.
Students must have ancestors from at least one of the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, or Venezuela. Each year the NHRP recognizes approximately 5,000 of the 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who take the PSAT/NMSQT®.
A Distinguished Honor Roll student, Rudolph is also a member of the PWHS Debate Club. He is contemplating majoring in psychology or mathematics in college, and is considering attending Franklin & Marshall College, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University.