FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Stephanie Tian, a senior at Lambert High School, has been chosen as a semifinalist in the Presidential Scholars Program. Approximately 700 semifinalists of 5,100 candidates have been chosen. The winners will be announced early May.
The Presidential Scholars Program, now in its 53rd year, was created in 1964 by executive order from Johnson. The program was extended in 1979 to recognize students demonstrating exceptional scholarship and talent in the visual, creative, and performing arts. Annually, among 161 semifinalists are chosen from the year’s graduating class.