Lexington One Student Anna Cully Selected as 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar

The U.S. Department of Education proudly announces the selection of Anna Elizabeth Cully, a student from River Bluff High School in Lexington School District One, Columbia, as one of the esteemed 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Anna’s exceptional academic achievements, dedication to the arts, and commitment to her community have earned her this prestigious recognition.

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona expressed his admiration for Anna and the 160 other outstanding high school seniors chosen for this honor. “The 161 high school seniors selected for the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Presidential Scholars represent the best of our nation’s schools and inspire hope in the bright future of this country,” said Secretary Cardona. “On behalf of President Biden, I am delighted to celebrate their accomplishments and encourage these scholars to continue to aim high, lift up others, and embrace opportunities to lead.”

Anna Cully’s selection as a U.S. Presidential Scholar underscores her exemplary academic performance, leadership qualities, and dedication to service. The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, established in 1964, has recognized over 8,200 of the nation’s top-performing students. This year, Anna joins a distinguished cohort of scholars from across the country, representing excellence in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.

Anna’s commitment to excellence is evident in her contributions to the community and her passion for the arts. Her selection as a U.S. Presidential Scholar reflects her dedication to academic achievement and her potential to make a positive impact on society.

The U.S. Department of Education congratulates Anna Elizabeth Cully on her remarkable achievement and wishes her continued success in her future endeavors.

For more information about the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program and a complete list of 2024 scholars, please visit http://www.ed.gov/psp.