Macon East 7th grade students, (l-r) Jacob Simpson, Anna Watson, and Tanner Surles, were recognized as outstanding scholars as part of the annual Duke University Talent Identification Program.  Selection as a Duke TIP honoree is based on scores in the 95% or above on national standardized achievement testing.  Students selected by Duke TIP are eligible to take the ACT or SAT college entrance exam as a measure of their academic achievement and potential.