Rogers Honors Academy picking up steam in second year

Posted: December 26, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Carla Fontaine, director of Rogers Honors Academy, speaks Feb. 12 during an induction ceremony for the academy's inaugural class.

ROGERS -- A recent out-of-state college visit opened Keiry Echeverria's eyes to the possibilities that await her after high school.

Higher expectations

About 1.3 percent of the Rogers School District’s graduates go on to enroll in a top-100 national college or university or a top-50 liberal arts school, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. One of the district’s goals for the Honors Academy is to boost that figure to at least 3 percent for this year’s senior class.

Source: Staff report

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