Waupun Senior 1 of 4 in the state to be named Presidential Fellow

Four Wisconsin high school students, including one from Waupun High School, received national recognition for their academic, artistic, professional and technical achievements. The students are among 161 from across the country today named 2022 US Presidential Scholars by the US Department of Education. The Wisconsin students named 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars are:

  • David E. Arthur, Marquette University High School (Milwaukee)
  • ** Daphne Joyce Wu, Middleton High School (Middleton)
  • Ananya Krishna, James Madison Memorial High School (Madison)
  • ** Cameron David Pokorny, Waupun High School (Waupun)

** indicates that the student is a U.S. Presidential Career and Technical Education Scholar The United States Presidential Scholars Program, established in 1964, recognizes and honors the nation’s most distinguished high school graduates. The White House Commission on Presidential Academics annually selects scholars based on academic achievement, artistic and technical excellence, essays, academic assessments and transcripts, and demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership. In April, the US Department of Education named 17 Wisconsin students as semi-finalists for the program. The class of 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars will be recognized for their achievements this summer with an online recognition program. For more information on the program and for a complete list of scholarship recipients, visit the program website.

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