SHERMAN OAKS, Calif.—A number of middle school students from Merdinian Armenian Evangelical School participated in the Talent Search Contest that organized by Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth. These students scored in the 95th percentile or higher on their SAT 10 reasoning tests that the School administers in May 2016.
Marianna Dzhuryan, currently a 7th grader as well as Andrew Manikyan, Lark Kabakian, and Raffi Karapetian, currently 8th graders performed above their grade levels, Marianna competing with 9th graders and Andrew, Lark, and Raffi competing with 12th graders nationwide. Manikyan and Kabakian were awarded high honors for being among the highest scoring participants in the contest, recognizing excellence in mathematical, verbal, and spatial abilities. Manikyan scored higher than 84 percent of the 12th graders in the Reading/Writing section and higher than 73 percent of the 12th graders in the Math section. Kabakian scored higher than 79 percent of the 12th graders in the Reading/Writing section.
Congratulations to the students as well as their dedicated parents and teachers. Merdinian is proud of its students!