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  • June 22, 2014

    Secretary Duncan congratulated the 2014 Presidential Scholars and celebrated the program's 50th year. He also recognized the collective and individual accomplishments of this year's class. Secretary Duncan advised the audience to work collectively to solve problems, to pursue their passions, and to surround themselves with mentors and role models, while making every year a milestone year.

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  • May 6, 2013

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.

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  • June 18, 2012

    Good evening, and welcome to what promises to be a phenomenal exhibition of talent by this year's United States Presidential Scholars in the Arts.

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  • May 2, 2012

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 48th class of Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics or the arts.

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  • June 17, 2011

    High school seniors from across the nation will be honored for their outstanding accomplishments in academics and the arts in Washington, D.C., June 18-21. Highlights of the activities on Monday include a Medallion Ceremony with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at 3:30 p.m.

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  • May 2, 2011

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of 141 outstanding high school seniors as the 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars. The students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school and community. U.S.

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  • May 3, 2010

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of 141 outstanding high school seniors as the 2010 U.S. Presidential Scholars. The students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, service, and contribution to school and community. U.S.

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  • May 4, 2009

    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of 141 outstanding high school seniors as the 2009 Presidential Scholars. The students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, and community service.

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