Fellows Receive National Awards
The Society is happy to announce that three resident Fellows recently received national awards honoring their achievements. Below is a brief description of each of the awards and their recipients.
Laura Bogar (’12), a biology major, was awarded a Udall Scholarship on the basis of her demonstrated commitment to environmental issues. Udall Scholars are selected from a highly competitive pool of college students who intend to pursue careers related to the environment or to tribal policy. Laura will attend a conference in August where she will receive her award and meet leading figures in environmental and tribal policy. Find more information on the Udall Scholarship here.
Ana Rodenberg (’12), a double major in mathematics and physics, was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to college students who seek to pursue careers in math or science. The selection process is nationwide and is highly competitive. The Society is proud to announce that resident Fellow Benjamin Hoffman (’13) received honorable mention for the 2011 Goldwater Scholarship selection. Find more information on the Goldwater Scholarship here.
Nikki Myoraku (’12), a double major in history and art history, was awarded a SHEAR/Mellon Fellowship. SHEAR/Mellon Fellows are given the opportunity to conduct two weeks of research at the University of Pennsylvania and at other institutions in Philadelphia as part of the process for completing a senior honors thesis in early American history. Find more information on the SHEAR/Mellon Fellowship here.
Congratulations to everyone!!