Anne Runde has been named a semifinalist in the Presidential Scholars Program.

Runde, a Janesville Craig High School student, is one of 15 Wisconsin semifinalists, which is the highest honor a high school graduate can receive.

One male and one female student will be selected from each state to visit Washington, D.C., for a ceremony sponsored by the White House. Candidates are selected for their academic achievements, the quality of their essays, leadership and service activities, and personal characteristics.

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