Seale Junior High School eighth-grader Joe Esquivel III is being honored by a national publication for his outstanding achievement and extracurricular involvement.

Joe, the son of Joe and Rosie Esquivel, will appear in the hardback edition of "Who's Who Registry of Academic Excellence," alongside other exemplary students from across the nation who are honored in the publication.

In addition, the students listed in the registry are eligible to receive one of many college scholarships for as much as $5,000.