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FTHS Senior Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

Camryn BartoneCamryn Bartone, a senior at Freehold Township High School, was selected to be in the 59th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors from across the United States for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selects scholars annually based on their academic success, artistic and technical excellence, essays, school evaluations and transcripts, and a demonstrated commitment to community service and leadership. 

Since entering high school, Camryn has been a part of the Global Studies Magnet Program. As a top-achieving student within the program, Camryn has showcased her leadership, organizational, and critical thinking skills on a daily basis. In addition to her academic achievements, Camryn is known for her dependability, self-initiative, and positive moral character. Her teachers have praised the tenacity and strength that she has exhibited throughout high school. 

Camryn is also an important member of the Lead for Diversity (LFD) Program. Each year, the staff and administration of FTHS recommend a small number of students who they feel can make a positive impact on the school community to be a part of the program. Camryn enjoys the opportunity to promote acceptance and tolerance to the student body. She leads with an empathic and caring approach and is an essential part of the LFD team.

During her high school career, Camryn received a Gold Medal Award for the best score on the National Latin Exam in 10th and 11th grade. Additionally, she was recognized as the Dwight D. Eisenhower Award recipient, highlighting her academic excellence, leadership, and service. She is a valued member of the National Honor Society and the National Latin Honor Society. She has also been recognized twice as the Global Studies Student of the Month. Camryn is also an active member of the Junior Statesmen of America organization, a four-year member of the Varsity Cheer Team, and an active member of her church’s youth group. 

Camryn is a remarkable person and is genuinely deserving of the U.S. Presidential Scholar honor.