2 Oklahoma students recognized as Presidential Scholars
FROM STAFF REPORTS • Published: May 5, 2010
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Two state students were named Presidential Scholars, a recognition reserved for top high school seniors in the country.
Winners are Garrett Zwahlen of Casady School in Oklahoma City
and Abbee Cox of MacArthur High School in Lawton.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 to honor graduating high school seniors. Each year, up to 141 students are named as Presidential Scholars. The winners receive expenses-paid trips to Washington, D.C. They will receive medallions at a ceremony sponsored by White House officials.
Candidates for the Presidential Scholar award include:
Anton Ridgway, of Alva;
Adriann Anderson, Nicholas Keleher and Susan Sattich, of Bartlesville;
Zachary Eldredge, of Bristow;
Lana Bible and Onkur Sen, of Broken Arrow;
Shawn Swatek, of Claremore;
Cortlandt Sellers, of Cleveland;
Benjamin Cassidy of Duncan;
Andrew Chandler, Daniel Emesiani, Jordan Hendricks, Devin Hughes, Alyssa Parsons, Amanda Rice, Georgia Shelton, David Vaughan, Colt Wilkens and Bowen Xu, of Edmond;
Ryan Yuyuenyongwatana, of Lawton;
Jeffrey Gillean, of Moore;
Peter Luo, of Norman;
Paige Abernathy, Tobias Bothwell, Teresa Le and Mitchell Milligan, of Oklahoma City;
Joshua Pauls, of Ponca City;
Kendall Mills, of Seminole;
Jennifer Jett, of Shawnee;
Irving Dai, Nirupama Sarathy and Sheng Wu, of Stillwater;
and Eileen Biggs, Julia Boese, Sheema Golbaba, Lillie Haddican, Samuel Morton, Kerry Nierenberg, Hope Tennery, Kevin Thomas, Kyle Thompson and Shiliang Zhang, of Tulsa.