Two South Carolina Students Named 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars
U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona today announced the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.
The South Carolina scholars include (hometown, scholar, school, location):
SC – Charleston – Lily Lassiter, Academic Magnet High School, North Charleston, South Carolina.
SC – Spartanburg – Jacob T Price, Spartanburg High School, Spartanburg, South Carolina.
“The 2021 Presidential Scholars represent extraordinary achievements for our extraordinary times,” said U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona. “I am delighted to join President Biden in saluting these outstanding young people for their achievements, service, character and continued pursuit of excellence. Their examples make me proud and hopeful about the future. Honoring them can remind us all of the great potential in each new generation and renew our commitment to helping them achieve their dreams.”
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, as well as evidence of community service, leadership and demonstrated commitment to high ideals.
For the official CCSD Press Release, please click HERE