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FCPS Boasts 17 Candidates in 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Seventeen seniors in Fayette County Public Schools are 2023 candidates in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, which is one of the nation’s most prestigious honors recognizing high school students’ accomplishments. These seniors represent excellence in education and the promise of greatness in young people.

From Frederick Douglass High School:

Rosalie Huff

From Henry Clay High School: 

Caitlin Crum

Thomas Ehrenborg

From Lafayette High School:

Annika Myrup

Carrie Wagner **

From Paul Laurence Dunbar High School: 

Krishna Bhatraju

Anika Diggikar

Max Ederington

Tanisha Garg

Noyonika Guha

Varun Hariprasad

Emily Hu

Nedjma Kalliney

Aimee Stamm

Connor Zhang

From Tates Creek High School:

Brooklyn Masharbash

Jennifer Zachman

** Carrie is a candidate in Career & Technical Education (CTE).

Complete List of 2023 Candidates

Application is by invitation only. For the most part, College Board SAT and ACT exam scores determine the selection of approximately 4,000 general program candidates. Semifinalists are announced in mid-April, and as many as 161 winners are named in early May – the majority based on broad academic achievement. About 20 students are chosen because of their academics and their talents in the visual arts, the performing arts, or creative writing. Another 20 are picked based on academics and accomplishments in career and technical education fields.

Source: U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Posted Jan. 30, 2023