A National Merit Finalist, Maanasa was also awarded an all expense paid study trip to Germany by the American Association of German Teachers.
Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans’ most outstanding public charter school, has been preparing students for success through academic achievement since it was founded in 1957. Consistently ranked as a “top public high school in the nation” by U.S. News and World Report, Newsweek, Business Week, and Niche.com, Franklin has received the highest School Performance Score in Louisiana, making it the #1 public school in the state, year after year. Franklin is a four-time recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award, as well as the National Green Ribbon Award and produces Presidential and National Merit Scholars each year. The exceptional students, faculty and staff of Benjamin Franklin High School are the best and the brightest of New Orleans.