Nepali student receives special honor from US President

KATHMANDU: Apurba Shrestha, a Nepali student studying in the USA has received the special educational honor from the US President Barak Obama.

Shrestha received the ‘President’s Educational Award’ for attaining excellence in grade 8 at Lanier Middle School of Virginia state of USA.

The honor is given to the extraordinary students in school-level based on their educational standard, character and extracurricular activities.

Honoring him, the US President handed him a letter of honor and letter of congratulations with his signature, wishing a bright future for Shrestha. Born at Om Bahal in Kathmandu, he had also won the same honor in 2011.