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Wittenberg students excel inside and outside of the classroom. Below are just a few of the recent instances in which our students have received national and international accolades:
- Lisa Simpson '14 has been awarded the American Astronomical Society's Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award, the highest award in the field of astrophysics that a student can receive for a single presentation.
- Amy Stamon '13 was selected for a prestigious Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Spain for the 2013-14 academic year.
- Connor Ryan '13 has been awarded a Boren Scholarship, a prestigious national award that will allow him to spend a full year studying Chinese with CET in Harbin China. Connor has also received the fully funded Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State for his intensive study of Chinese this summer.
- Kara Seidenstricker '16, right-side hitter for the Tiger Volleyball team, broke new ground for Wittenberg student-athletes, earning NCAA Division III Freshman of the Year honors.
- Four students of Chinese competed in the Chinese Bridge Competition in New York. Miro Lin Nguyen won second place, and Erica Davis, Bailey Dubois, and Connor Ryan each won third place in their respective groups.
- Kevin To, Angela House, and Caroline Schmid have been accepted to the JET program (The Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme), to teach English in Japan starting this September through the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit.
- Craig Osterbrock '13 has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student grant for the Brazil English Teaching Assistantship Program for 2013-2014.