Two district high school seniors named U.S. Presidential Scholars candidates
(03/25/2023) Two Anoka-Hennepin Schools high school seniors were named as candidates of the 2023 United States Presidential Scholars Program.
Eleanor A. Fredine from Andover High School and Adhithya Anandaraj from Blaine High School - Center for Engineering, Mathematics and Science were two of 5,000 students selected nationally. Candidacy is based on outstanding performance on the ACT Assessment or the College Board SAT test.
Later this spring, the Commission on Presidential Scholars will narrow the candidates, and name up to 161 distinguished graduating high school seniors as U.S. Presidential Scholars.
Being selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar is one of the highest honors our nation’s high school students may receive. The program was established to recognize some of the nation’s most distinguished graduating seniors for their accomplishments related to their academic success; leadership; service to their schools and communities; exceptional talent in visual, creative and performing arts; and demonstrated ability and accomplishment in career and technical fields.
U.S. Presidential Scholars will be honored for their accomplishments during the online National Recognition Program each June, when the top Presidential Scholars are awarded the Presidential Scholars Medallion.
Congratulations to Eleanor Fredine and Adhithya Anandaraj!