Jackson Hardee, a senior at Hoggard High School, has been named the U.S. Presidential Scholar nominee for the New Hanover County school district. Each North Carolina school district selects a nominee and five will be chosen by the superintendent of schools to represent the state in Washington, D.C. Hardee is in the Hoggard Adobe Academy program, focusing on visual and graphic arts. He is also a fourth year honors student in German and is seeking to attend college at N.C. State University. Each year, 161 students are named presidential scholars, one of the highest honors for high school students.
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