Forty-six Brewer High School seniors earned the Seal of Biliteracy Award on April 26. The award recognizes students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. The seal appears on the high school transcript or diploma of the graduating senior and is a statement of accomplishment for future employers and college admission.
Students who earned the award were: Alan Acevedo, Daniel Arias Olvera, Patricia Aguilar, Jacquelyne Cardoza, Jocelyne Cardoza, Fatima Cazares, Aileth Coronado, Arizandy Coronado, Karolina Cortez Torres, Jacob Delgado, Eduardo Espinoza, Leslie Espinoza, Andrew Ferguson, Cesar Gallegos, Oswaldo Garcia, Juanisse Gascot Reyes, Isabella Godinez, Abigail Gonzalez, Ruby Guerrero, Yazmine Gutierrez, Melanie Hernandez, Abigail Ibarra-Martinez, Tara Kelly, Karen Lopez, Carolina Luna, Amberly Martinez, David Medina, Celeste Meza, Erick Orozco, Henry Perez, Michelle Pimienta, Daniel Racedo, Joselyn Ramos, Gustavo Rico, Brianna Rodriguez, Erica Rodriguez, Hector Rodriguez, Luis Sandoval, Alexander Sesmas, Jose Simental, Ricardo Soto, Eveli Tapia, Amanda Torres Lozada, Alfredo Urzua and Azalia Vazquez Lebron.
Students who receive the award must: pass the Texas state assessment in English Language Arts (EOC English 1 and 2) at a proficient level or above; pass a foreign language Advanced Placement (AP) test with a score of 3 or higher; and if the primary language of the student is other than English, they must attain the advanced high proficiency level on the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS).