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Two West Virginia high school students have received a national award honoring achievement in academics or the arts.
Robert C. Byrd High School senior Kelsey D. Lanz and Shady Spring High School senior Josef C. Heller are among 141 students who are part of the 51st class of U.S. Presidential Scholarships.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the honorees on Monday in a news release.
The program has honored almost 7,000 of the nation’s top-performing students since it was created in 1964.
Each student will receive a Presidential Scholar Medallion at a ceremony on June 21.