Two Seagoville High School juniors, Bryan Contrares and Cayro Bustos, scored top honors in the nation for their scores on the PSAT.
Contrares and Bustos placed in the top 2.5 percent in the nation for PSAT Latino and Hispanic test-takers. Seagoville Principal Michael Jones said this is the first time in history that a student at Seagoville has received this honor.
“We are very proud of Bryan and Cayro,” Jones said. “They have represented us at decathlons and UIL competitions and they bring honor to our school.”
With Bustos and Contrares participating, Seagoville finished 19 out of 56 in the decathlon this year. Jones said that Bustos’ and Contrares’ successes show there are high achievers at all Dallas ISD campuses.
Bustos’ and Contrares’ high PSAT scores have earned them an invitation to participate in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. The program will allow the students to highlight their outstanding educational achievements to top colleges and universities. The next step for Bustos and Contrares is to fill out the application to join this program, which is due June 15.
As for next school year, Jones said the students will be back for their senior year and will once again compete at the academic decathlon.