Three Kansas students named as 2017 Presidential Scholars

TOPEKA, Kan (KSNT)— Three Kansas students have been named as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars.

There were 11 Kansas students named as semifinalists for the 2017 Presidential Scholars Program. From that list, three students were selected.

The three students are Bessie Bauman, a student at Olathe Northwest High School; Hannah Motley, a student at Blue Valley North High School; and Tyler Ross, a student at Salina High School South.

The students have been invited to the National Recognition Program in June in Washington, D.C.

The scholars demonstrated leadership, scholarship, contribution to school and community and outstanding accomplishments in the arts, sciences, humanities and other fields of interest. Bauman, Motley and Ross were all recommended for Scholar in the Arts awards.

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