Liang earns Kansas Scholar distinction

Gov. Sam Brownback congratulates “Roger” Junming Liang, a Riverbend International School on his distinction as a Kansas Scholar.

“Roger” Junming Liang, a Riverbend International School senior, was selected to attend the 34th Annual Governor’s Scholars Awards Program.

The recognition ceremony honors the top academic one percent of Kansas high school seniors was May 7 in Topeka. The scholars are selected from accredited public and private schools in the state for their dedication in studies and commitment to learning.

The program is funded by donations from the private sector businesses in Kansas and is coordinated for the Governor by the Confidence in Kansas Public Education Task Force. The Task Force was formed 34 years ago to strengthen public confidence in education.

Members representing American Association of University Women, Kansas State Board of Education, Kansas Association of School Boards, Kansas Congress of Parents and Teachers, Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas National Education Association, Kansas State High School Activities Association, Kansas League of Women Voters, and United School Administrators of Kansas comprise the Task Force membership.