winter 2008 Edition
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sweet sixteen

Every year, Willamette University celebrates a new group of outstanding students who have garnered prestigious national scholarships. This year, we’re celebrating our Sweet 16. Read more about these young scholars and their pursuits on our website.

Rositsa Atanasova ’07Rositsa Atanasova ’07
Classical Studies
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Graduate Scholarship (Willamette’s first)

Paige FolsomPaige Folsom ’06
English
Fulbright Grant to Argentina

Jacquie Grace ’07Jacquie Grace ’07
Biology
National Science Foundation
Graduate Research Fellowship
(the seventh alumni to take this award in the last four years)

Mika Lim ’11Mika Lim ’11
Undeclared
Kemper Scholarship
(Willamette has had two Kemper Scholars for each of the last three years)

J. McKenzieJennifer McKenzie ’08
Anthropology and Spanish
Watson Fellowship

D. SerranoDiana Serrano ’10
German and Sociology
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst/German Academic Exchange Service; Willamette’s first)

C. SiuCollin Siu ’08
Economics and Spanish
Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

T. SundleeTye Sundlee ’08
Economics
Fulbright Grant to Ukraine

C. FarrinCassandra Farrin ’05
Religious Studies
Fulbright Grant (the most competitive scholarship program in the nation, with Farrin taking one of only 10 grants to study in the UK)

M. FialloMarco Fiallo ’11
International Studies and Spanish
Kemper Scholarship
(Willamette has had two Kemper Scholars for each of the last three years.)

T. FindleyTrevor Findley ’06
International Studies
El Pomar Fellowship

L. NebertLucas Nebert ’08
Biology and Chemistry
Fulbright Grant to the Netherlands

W. NeviusWill Nevius ’09
Politics
Pride Foundation Scholarship (Willamette’s first)

J. SwensonJacob Swenson ’07
Philosophy
American Graduate Fellowship (Willamette’s first)

J. WeberJeff Weber ’10
Chemistry and Mathematics
Goldwater Scholarship

S. ZerzanSarah Zerzan ’08
Chemistry
NCAA Post-Graduate Scholarship