Everest Academy, San Diego; Naya Menezes, Thurgood Marshall Middle School
, San Diego; Isaiah O'Neal, Portola Highly Gifted Magnet School, Los Angeles; Nicholas Perez, St.
The four schools selected by the National Forum as "Schools to Watch" are Barren County Middle School in Glasgow, Ky., Jefferson Middle School in Champaign, Ill., Freeport Intermediate School in Freeport, Texas, and Thurgood Marshall Middle School
in Chicago, Ill.
CALIFORNIA Namrata Balasingam, San Jose, Challenger School, Strawberry Park; Braeden Benedict *, Rancho Palos Verdes, Saint John Fisher Parish School; Daniel Feeny, Woodside, Woodside Elementary School; Crystal Poole, San Diego, Thurgood Marshall Middle School