May 10, 2023

Manchin Congratulates The 2023 West Virginia Presidential Scholars

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) congratulated West Virginia students Dalton Cook of Westside High School, Isabella Herrod of Liberty High School and Rania Zuri of Morgantown 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 Dalton, Isabella and Rania have proven themselves to be excellent representatives of the Mountain State. These students have earned this prestigious award through their dedication and hard work both in their academics and their communities,” said Senator Manchin. “I congratulate Dalton, Isabella and Rania and their families for their selection as Presidential Scholars and for their remarkable academic and extracurricular achievements. Young people like these three are the future of West Virginia and set a wonderful example for each and every one of us.”

Since its creation in 1964, the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program has honored over 8,000 graduating high school seniors for academic excellence, accomplishments in the arts and technical fields and civic contributions. This year, the program recognizes 161 remarkable students from across the country.