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Record Number of Bard Students Win Awards

Introduction

David Shein, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Studies at Bard College, has announced a record-breaking nine students have won Fulbright Scholarships and another has been named an alternate winner; two students have won the Watson Fellowship, tying the previous Bard record; one has been awarded a Davis Projects for Peace Prize; a Bard student has won a Goldwater Scholarship for the first time; and two alumni have won National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

The Lifetime Learning Institute at Bard College congratulates these students, their professors, and the college on these awards.

And The Winners Are...

Fulbright Scholarship Awards:
Samuel Abate ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Spain
Kevin Barbosa ’18 – Binational Internship Program, Mexico
Madison Emond ’18 – Open Study/Research Award, New Zealand
Amber Fowlie ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Germany
Michelle Jackson-Beckett ’23 – (Bard Graduate College) – Open Study/Research Award, Austria
Amber Junker ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Germany
Mitchell Levinson ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Russia
Andres Meraz ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Russia
Marlaina Yost ’20 – English Teaching Assistant Award, Belgium

Fulbright Alternate
Medora Jones ’18 (Simon’s Rock ’16); English Teaching Assistant Award, Morocco

Watson Fellowships
Hattie Wilder-Karlstrom ’20
Sabrina Slipchenko ’20 (Bard College Berlin)

Davis Projects for Peace
Peace Okoko ’21

Goldwater Scholarship
Hadley Parum ’21

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships
Madeleine Breshears ’18
Marisol Dothard ’17

        — by Margaret Shuhala

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