May 20, 2022

Manchin, Capito Congratulate the 2022 West Virginia Presidential Scholars

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) congratulated West Virginia students Alice Guo of Morgantown High School and Luke Watson of University High School who have been selected as U.S. Presidential Scholars. The Presidential Scholars Program honors graduating high school seniors for their academic achievement, accomplishments in the arts and technology, leadership and service to their communities.

“The Presidential Scholars recognition is an incredible accomplishment for high school seniors, and Alice and Luke have proven themselves to be great representatives of the Mountain State. I congratulate Alice and Luke for their selection as Presidential Scholars and for their remarkable academic and extracurricular achievements. These students have earned this prestigious award through their dedication and hard work both in their academics and their communities” said Senator Manchin. “Young people like Alice and Luke are the future of West Virginia and set a wonderful example for each and every one of us.”

“I’m so proud of Alice and Luke for being selected as part of the next Presidential Scholars class! These individuals have worked hard to get to this point and have represented West Virginia so well. This recognition is truly deserved, and I look forward to the impact our scholars will continue to make in their individual communities and the entire state of West Virginia,” Senator Capito said.