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The Commission on Presidential Scholars

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
Commission Chair
Michigan

Marc Andersen
Virginia

Isaac Applbaum
California

Sally Atwater
South Carolina

Somers White Farkas
New York

Elizabeth Gunther
South Carolina

Tina S. Holland
Louisiana

Bradley P. Johnson
Virginia

William Henry Kirkland, III.
Georgia

Rose C. LaVerghetta
New York

George Mentz, Esq.
Colorado

Guido M. Pichini
Pennsylvania

Dean Reuter
Virginia

Janet M. Richmond, Esq.
California

Darla Romfo
North Dakota

Tabatha Rosproy
2020 National Teacher of the Year
Kansas

Constantine M. Saab
Virginia

Jeanne J. Smoot
North Carolina

Joseph C. Stewart, Jr.
Missouri

Jim Zaleski
California



   
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