Achievement Academy honors local student

Benjamin Seah

Benjamin Seah

The U.S. Achievement Academy recently announced that Benjamin Seah of Oakville has been recognized as a student of excellence in foreign language.

This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. In fact, the academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students, according to a news release.

Benjamin, who attends Oakville Senior High School, was nominated for this honor by teacher Meghan King. Benjamin will appear in the academy’s yearbook, which is published nationally.

“Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in America’s history. Certainly, United States Achievement Academy students should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement,” George Stevens, academy founder, stated in the release.

The U.S. Achievement Academy recognizes students upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors and other qualified sponsors and upon the academy’s standards for selection, which include academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability and recommendation from a qualified sponsor.

Benjamin is the son of Jenny and Francis Seah.