Brian Williams, a senior at Williamsburg Christian Academy, was recently recognized as an ¿Outstanding Participant¿ in the National Achievement Scholarship Program. This annual scholarship competition, conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, was initiated in 1964 specifically to honor academically promising Black American high school students. More than 160,000 Black American students who requested consideration in the 2014 National Achievement Program took the 2012 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (better known as the PSAT). Williams scored in the top 3% among Black American students who requested consideration in the program, and as a result, is being referred to U.S. colleges and universities as an outstanding student in recognition of his top scores and potential for academic success. WCA Head of School Gwen Martin presented the award to Williams during a school assembly.
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