6 DE Seniors Named U.S. Presidential Scholars Semifinalists

Apr 24, 2013 -- 10:26am

Six Delaware students are semifinalists in the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.

From nearly 3.2 million graduating high school seniors, about 3,900 students were identified as candidates for the program and about 550 have been named semifinalists.

Up to 141 students will be chosen as 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students. The Commission on U.S. Presidential Scholars will meet this month to select the winners. As with the semifinalists, the scholars are chosen on the basis of their accomplishments in academics and the arts, leadership and school/community involvement. Scholars will be announced in May.

The chosen scholars are all from New Castle County.

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