7th Grader Alden and 8th Grader Merritt participated in the 2017 Duke University Talent Identification Program's Talent Search this year. Known as Duke TIPs, the program seeks to identify bright students based on standardized test scores achieved while attending elementary and middle school Candidates are invited to take the ACT or SAT college entrance exams. Alden and Merritt both took the ACT , and they have been awarded for scoring at or above the national average of recent high school graduates on at least part of the ACT. They will be invited to participate in a special recognition ceremony held at Texas A&M this summer. Congratulations to the both of you!