Congratulations to the following BSD seniors who were named 2017 candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.  The candidates were selected from nearly 3.5 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools this year.  Scholars are selected on the basis of superior academic and artistic achievements, leadership qualities, strong character and involvement in community and school activities.

Bellevue High School:

– Athan Liu
– John Quigley
– Caleb Ren

Newport High School:

– Gloria Cheung
– Teo Lee
– Laura Hu
– Raymond Park

Interlake High School:

– Grant Chen
– Benjamin Cheung
– Andrew Choi
– Jessica Dai
– Ayana Harscoet
– Joshua Ip
– Erich Liang
– Patrick Liu
– Jawahar Madan
– Olivia Marckx
– Yan Sun
– Patrick Wang
– Jerry Xu
– Andrew Xue

Semifinalists will be announced in early April and Scholars in May.

For more information about the U.S. Presidential Scholars program, and a complete list of all 2017 candidates visit:

The Bellevue School District acknowledges that we learn, work, live and gather on the Indigenous Land of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Duwamish and Snoqualmie Tribes. We thank these caretakers of this land, who have lived and continue to live here, since time immemorial.