The students joined fellow Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges students from across the Commonwealth for a three-day summit.
The Elmes Pathfinder Prize recognizes a student who has shown extraordinary promise in psychological science through outstanding scholarship in basic or applied psychology.
Scholars will spend four weeks of their summer exploring the world of modern scientific research at some of the nation’s leading laboratories and universities.
The scholarship will cover his remaining undergraduate tuition, a stipend, summer internships and then a job upon graduation.
Reese is an English major and studio art minor.
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Syed is a biology major and a Middle East and South Asia studies minor.
Layne Setash '19 recently earned a Distinguished Teacher Award from the Virginia Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.
Xinxian Wang '21, a student at Washington and Lee University, has won a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant.
Christopher McCrackin ’20 has won a $34,000 Beinecke Scholarship to help fund his graduate studies.
Sophie Wilks ’21 has won a $4,300 Nemours Summer Undergraduate Research Scholarship for her project.
Hannah Denham '20 and Maya Lora '20 earned awards for their reporting and writing.
Agrippina has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Spain.
Dau will live and work in Vienna for nine months.
At Washington and Lee University, Hernandez is majoring in sociology and anthropology and French.
The PPIA fellowship program helps students achieve a master’s or joint degree, typically in public policy, public administration, international affairs or a related field.
Minson is a politics major, with a minor in women’s gender and sexuality studies.
Her scholarship will fund a nine- to 12-month study of small-scale cultural heritage looting operations in the Golden Triangle of India.
Patterson will be interning with a lab at the Senckenberg Natural History Collections in Dresden, Germany.