Twenty-eight students from high schools across the Northern San Joaquin Valley were honored last week by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, at the annual Congressional Merit Awards. Students were recognized for their academic, civic and extracurricular achievements.
“These students represent the best and the brightest,” said Denham. “Their dedication to their studies and our community is exemplary. Each has a bright future and I was honored to recognize their hard work at our annual Congressional Merit Awards presentation.”
Each award recipient was nominated by his or her high school principal for academic achievement, leadership, involvement in extracurricular activities, school citizenship, volunteerism and community service. The Congressional Merit Award program is open to all 48 schools in the 10th district.
The recipients were: