Global students receive national Hispanic recognition

3 teens with 4 men in board roomThe Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees recognized three Waxahachie Global High students who received national Hispanic recognition awards from The College Board.

Uver Barrios is ranked 17th in his class and will attend Tarleton State University on a full-ride scholarship to study civil engineering. He has served four years as a member of the school student council and is also a member of the Global Philosophical Club and Global Coffee Club.

Amy Hernandez serves as the president of the student council and National Honor Society chapter at Global. She is ranked 24th in her class and will be the first person in her family to graduate from college in the United States, after immigrating from Mexico at the age of 3. She is currently deciding between Abilene Christian University and the University of Texas at Austin.

Victoria Martinez serves as the secretary of the senior class and of the NHS chapter at Global. She is ranked 33rd in her class and has been accepted to her top two colleges, Texas A&M University and Abilene Christian University. She aspires to be a veterinarian.