OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A highschool graduate from Oklahoma Metropolis was not too long ago acknowledged as one of many high college students within the nation when she was named a Presidential Scholar.
Aishwarya Swamidurai, a 2022 graduate of Classen Faculty of Superior Research Excessive Faculty at Northeast, was honored in the course of the Oklahoma State Board of Training assembly on Thursday.
State Superintendent Pleasure Hofmeister and the Oklahoma State Board of Training introduced Swamidurai a Presidential Scholar commendation.
“I’m ecstatic. It’s such a giant honor to be acknowledged on this manner,” stated Aishwarya Swamidurai. “I plan to attend Princeton College subsequent 12 months to main in politics or public affairs.”
U.S. Secretary of Training Miguel Cardona stated being named a Presidential Scholar is a superb accomplishment.
“Our 2022 Presidential Students symbolize one of the best of America, and remind us that when empowered by training, there are not any limits to what our younger folks can obtain,” Cardona stated. “I be a part of President Biden to have fun a category of students whose pursuit of data, generosity of spirit, and distinctive abilities convey our nation large delight. All through some of the attempting durations in our nation’s historical past and amid our restoration from the pandemic, our college students have as soon as once more demonstrated their power and that they’ve a lot to contribute to our nation. Due to them, I do know America’s future is vibrant.”
The Presidential Students Program has honored greater than 7,900 of the nation’s finest college students since 1964. The Presidential Students Class of 2022 acknowledged 161 highschool seniors for his or her success in lecturers, the humanities and profession and technical training fields, an Oklahoma Metropolis Public Faculties information launch states.
OKCPS Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel praised Swamidurai for her accomplishment.
“We’re very pleased with Aishwarya and may’t wait to see what she does sooner or later. Witnessing college students like Aishwarya understand their objectives and goals is why we, as educators, do what we do,” McDaniel stated.
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