Frank Zheng, a 2017 member of the Clinton County High School senior class, has been named as one of 16 students to receive the most prestigious academic scholarship awarded by Western Kentucky University, the Cherry Presidential Scholarship. The scholarship is valued at $16,000 annually and worth $64,000 during a four-year period. The students were among 45 applicants who visited WKU on February 10th for activities that included an interview. In addition to demonstrating outstanding academic achievement at the secondary level, applicants submitted personal statements and essays as part of the selection process. The recipients had an average GPA of 3.96 and an average ACT score of 33. Frank is the son of Yao Zheng and Wen Juan Chen. He is actively involved in FBLA, Academic Team, FPS Team, FCCLA, Leo Club, and The No Kid Hungry Project. He is also an alumnus of the Governors Scholars Program, Governors School for Entrepreneurs, and Rogers Scholars Program.