Published August 13th, 2014
Eight Orinda Students Receive High Honors from Johns Hopkins CTY Academic Talent Search
Submitted by Wendy Meckes
Alex Meckes with his High Honors certificate Photo provided
Wagner Ranch Elementary School student Alex Meckes was one of eight Orinda students from the U.S. and around the world who earned High Honors for their exceptional performance on an above-grade-level test as part of the 2013-14 Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). Other students included Thomas Boneysteele (The Seven Hills School), John Mark Holbrook (Orinda Intermediate School), Manu Prabandham (Sleepy Hollow Elementary), Chinmai Srinivas (OIS), Gautum Srinivas (OIS), Jeffae Schroff (home school) and Jerrae Schroff (home school). These students, who scored exceptionally high and were invited to a special award ceremony, also qualified for CTY's residential summer programs, online classes, and family academic programs. For more information about enrolling in the CTY Talent Search, go to

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