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At la parc de la ciutadella in Barcelona   Everyone is from Wes!  Ali Goldman, Erika Flavin – who are studying in Stockholm. Emma Giluhly- Italy. Jess Shevins, Michelle Kravets, Jason Rogers, Zach Lynch, and  Joseph Gallo – Prague.  

Jess Shevins, Michelle Kravets, Joey Gallo, Jason Rogers, Zach Lynch at Cesky Krumlov, home to the 2nd largest castle, after the Prague Castle.

Citizens Bank today announced that Catherine MacLean of South Hamilton is a second prize winner of its annual TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship program. She receives a $1,000 scholarship to help supplement the cost of tuition for the fall semester at Wesleyan University. The scholarship is awarded in time to provide funding for the upcoming academic […]

This summer Scott was a fellow with the Students for a New American Politics Political Action Committee, the nation’s largest student-run political action committee. The SNAP Fellowship is a paid grassroots organizing fellowship for students and youth that is fast-paced, high-impact, and focused on social justice values. As a fellow, he received training from experienced […]

On January 25, 2012, Lavontria Aaron, Class of 2014, received a Campus Scholarship of $5000 from the Connecticut Space Grant College Consortium.  She will be attending an awards reception in April.  As a recipient, she also will outreach to middle/high schools in the community about STEM careers and her pursuits in that area.  Congrats, Lavontria!

Oluwaremilekun (Remy) Ojurongbe had an internship doing research at the USDA-ARS in Beltsville, MD.  She worked in the Sustainable Agricultural Systems Lab conducting research on greenhouse gases emitted from crops and soil. She worked on the USDA farm, where she learned about organic farming, soil and plant science. It was a lot of messy work but […]

Although Kayla Reiman plans to major in Religion at Wes, she also is a serious violinist, and spent her entire summer focused on improving her musical skill level. In addition to attending a week-long Suzuki Violin Teacher Training in Eugene, Oregon, and spending another week at a Folk Music camp in Washington, she was accepted […]

Over the summer, Elizabeth Deatrick was the Workshops Intern at 826michigan.  826michigan is the Ann Arbor branch of a national writing and tutoring organization, founded by Dave Eggers, which provides tutoring and creative writing instruction to students ages 6 through 18.  Elizabeth spent her days working alongside awesome people and coaching children in the art […]

Rowan Converse spent the summer working as a volunteer and then as an intern for the Bosque Ecosystem Monitoring Program (BEMP) in her hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The program is an educational outreach and research cooperative between her high school and the University of New Mexico dedicated to tracking the health of the Rio […]

This summer Shira Engel participated in teacher training because she has been practicing yoga for a few years.  She feels like it is a huge gift, and more specifically, a gift she wants to give to others in order to strengthen a valuable practice. The training was phenomenal. She expected to love it because she […]

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