Andover High School Senior Ethan Coyle has been selected as a 2019 U.S. Presidential Scholar.
Coyle is one of 161 high school seniors chosen for the honor. He was selected by the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars based on his outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, technical expertise, leadership, citizenship, service and contribution to his school and community.
More than 5,200 candidates qualified for the 2019 awards.
Coyle will join the other scholars in Washington, D.C. from June 23 to June 25. He is one of two students chosen from Massachusetts.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program has honored over 7,500 of the nation’s top students since its inception in 1964.
Since 1983, each U.S. Presidential Scholar has been offered the opportunity to name his or her most influential teacher. Each distinguished teacher is honored with a personal letter from the Secretary of Education.
Coyle has chosen Alison DiBenedetto, his math teacher at AHS.