U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today congratulated the 2021 President’s Education Awards Program (PEAP) recipients, recognizing nearly 1.85 million elementary, middle, and high school graduates on their educational accomplishments. The students come from more than 18,750 public, private, and military schools from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and American military bases abroad.
“President Biden and I are thrilled to recognize this year’s honorees and celebrate their accomplishments with the nation, along with their families, teachers, and communities who helped them along their educational journey, said Secretary Cardona. “For all the hardships and heartache over the last school year, I firmly believe that we, as a country—and this rising generation—can emerge from this challenging time even stronger. The President’s Education Award