Raton High School would like to extend their congratulations to Halle Medina, daughter of Steve and Melissa Medina, for being selected as the 2017 Colorado School of Mines Medal of Achievement in Mathematics and Science.
This honor is given only to 11th grade students from across the United States who have demonstrated a high level of learning and achievement in the math and science areas.
Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has the highest admissions standards of any public university in Colorado and among the highest of any public university in the United States. Colorado School of Mines has distinguished itself by developing a curriculum and research program geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources. In addition to strong education and research programs in traditional fields of science and engineering, the organization is one of a very few institutions in the world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization.