US Presidential Scholars, Indian Americans
Prestigious highschool awards for 2019 are out, and once again Indian Americans brag to be passed out with flying colors, more than 10% of the class were Indian Americans, this was 55th class of US Presidential Scholars.
The Scholars are selected each year by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars. The scholars, high school senior students are selected on their achievements in various fields, both in the outer world as well as academics. The basis of choosing the scholars is their excellence in essays, community services, and technical achievements.
The department of education, last week announced the name of 161 students selected out of which 10% were Indian Americans. The secretary of education department congratulated them on this great achievement.
He stated that the hard work and commitment of these students have helped them to get to this position, and that will help them in their life long journey.