Among 160 other students across the nation, Arkansas School of Mathematics, Sciences, and the Arts senior Rachel Stall, of Clarksville, was named as a 2019 United States Presidential Scholar on May 7 by Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.
The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects honorees 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.
One male and one female Scholar are selected from each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, and from U.S. families living abroad, as well as 15 chosen at-large, 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts and 20 U.S. Presidential Scholars in Career and Technical Education.
All U.S. Presidential Scholars, including Stall, will be honored for their accomplishments in Washington, D.C., from June 23-25.
Each U.S. Presidential Scholar has been offered the opportunity to name his or her most influential teacher to be honored with a personal letter from the Secretary of Education. Stall chose Lindsey Waddell of ASMSA.School on 06/02/2019
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