The Commission on Presidential Scholars is a group of eminent private citizens appointed by the President to select and honor the Presidential Scholars. Commissioners are selected from across the country, representing the fields of education, medicine, law, social services, business, and other professions. The Commissioners make the final selection of the 161 Presidential Scholars. The Scholars demonstrate exceptional accomplishments in academics, the arts, career and technical education and an outstanding commitment to public service.
The Commission on Presidential Scholars
Eileen L. Weiser
Member, Michigan State Board of Education
Tina S. Holland
President, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
2019 National Teacher of the Year
President & COO, Children's Scholarship Fund