Fifth-grader recognized for math, verbal skills

TOP STUDENT—Steven Francus,a fifth-grader at Yerba Buena Elementary School, receives an award for being among the highest scoring students in the Johns Hopkins University talent search, a yearly hunt for the country’s most gifted students in language and math. A Johns Hopkins official hands Steven his certificate. The ceremony was held May 21 on the USC campus. More information on the contest can be found at


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