Hispanic recognition goes to local student

| 29 Sep 2011 | 09:39

WESTFALL - Ashley Cahill, a member of the senior class at Delaware Valley High School, has been recognized by the College Board’s National Hispanic Recognition Program, as announced by Principal, Joseph Casmus. The National Hispanic Recognition Program, established in 1983, is a College Board program that provides national recognition of the exceptional academic achievements of Hispanic high school seniors and identifies them for postsecondary institutions. Students enter the program by taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test as juniors and by identifying themselves as Hispanic. Ashley is one of 4,700 nationwide to be recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar. She was also recognized as a commended student in the National Merit Scholarship program. The daughter of Ana Rosa and Richard Cahill of Milford, Ashley is involved in many other activities at school. She is a member of the National Honor Society and is a Junior Historian. She participates in the TATU (Teens Against Tobacco Use) program at school and she was a volunteer for Relay for Life. Next year Ashley plans to attend college. She has not yet made the final decision, but she will major in biology.