Rye High School senior Sean Yu has been selected as one of 620 semifinalists to advance to the final round of the 2022 U.S. Presidential Scholars competition. Yu, a cellist, is a Semifinalist for U.S. Presidential Scholar in Arts.
The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Each year, up to 161 students are named as Presidential Scholars, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students.
Watch Yu play Dvorak Concerto in B minor, Op 104 – Allegro: