Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Two Dobyns-Bennett Students Candidates for Presidential Scholar
KINGSPORT, Tenn. - Two Dobyns-Bennett students have been selected as 2013 49th Annual United States Presidential Scholar candidates. Those selected for the Presidential Scholars program are William D. Glasscock, son of Chris and Danelle Glasscock and Jeffrey F. Murphy, son of Jeffrey and Joni Murphy. These two students will compete with the top 3,000 high school students nominated across the country.
"Ninety-four Tennessee high school students have been named as Presidential Scholars in the history of the program. Of the ninety-four, only nine students east of Knoxville have garnered this honor. We are fortunate to have had three of those honored students at Dobyns-Bennett,” said Dr. Chris Hampton, principal, Dobyns-Bennett High School. “D-B had Presidential Scholars in 1986, 1999, and 2009. It is an honor to have two students identified as candidates for this distinction."
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