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By Talk Business & Politics Staff

The state Department of Career Education announced Wednesday that an Arkansas student has been recognized for the first time as a U.S. Presidential Scholar, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who demonstrate ability and accomplishment in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.

At a press conference held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in West Little Rock, ADCE Director Charisse Childers introduced Nettleton High School student Jordon Lee as one of the 160 high school students named to the 52th U.S. Presidential Scholars class last month by the U.S. Department of Education Secretary John King.

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