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2017 Student Award Winners

Nina Baek

Nina Baek ’17

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Major: Linguistics, French


Ivey Barker

Ivey Barker ’16 (MA)

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Major: Photographic preservation and collections management


Jonathan Boualavong

Jonathan Boualavong '16, '17 (T5)

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Elkridge, Maryland
Major: Biomedical engineering


Hayden Carder

Hayden Carder '18

Award: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Hometown: Hinsdale, Illinois
Major: Chemistry


Rachel Clune

Rachel Clune '18

Award: DAAD Rise
Hometown: Bowie, Maryland
Major: Chemistry and applied mathematics


Alexandra Cohen

Alexandra Cohen '17

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Brooklyn, New York
Major: German and musical arts


Lei Ding

Lei Ding '18

Award: DAAD Rise
Hometown: Wuhan, China
Major: Optical engineering


Willa Finck

Willa Finck ’18E

Award: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarships
Hometown: Boone, North Carolina
Major: Violin performance/musical arts


Michael Gilbert

Michael Gilbert ’17

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Wayland, Massachusetts
Major: Biochemistry


Zunran Guo

Zunran Guo '17

Award: DAAD Rise
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Major: Applied mathematics and physics


Emmanuel Gweamee

Emmanuel Gweamee '20

Award: Davis Projects for Peace Grant
Hometown: Mango Town Community, Liberia
Major: Environmental science and international relations


Chanelle Huang

Chanelle Huang ’19, ’18E

Award: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarships
Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii
Major: Viola performance and business


Miriam Kohn

Miriam Kohn '17

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Major: Linguistics


Madeleine Laitz

Madeleine Laitz ’16

Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Major: Chemical engineering


Dovas Lietuvninkas

Dovas Lietuvninkas ’16

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Riverside, Illinois
Major: Trumpet performance and music education


Weidi Liu

Weidi Liu '18

Award: DAAD Rise
Hometown: Ningbo, China
Major: Optical engineering


Daria Lynch

Daria Lynch ’18 (T5)

Award: Critical Language Scholarship
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Major: History


Julianne McAdams

Julianne McAdams ’17

Award: Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women's Affairs Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Major: English


Sarmishtha Prathivadhi-Bhayankaram

Sarmishtha ("Ruki") Prathivadhi-Bhayankaram '20

Award: USDA Wallace-Carver Fellowship
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Major: Computer science and anthropology


Jyothi Purushotham

Jyothi Purushotham ’13

Award: NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program
Hometown: Honeoye Falls, New York
Major: Molecular genetics


Ryan Rubenzahl

Ryan Rubenzahl '18

Award: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Hometown: Lowville, New York
Major: Physics and astronomy


Casey Silver

Casey Silver '19M

Award: Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship
Hometown: Wheelwright, Massachusetts
Major: Medicine


Khamai Simpson

Khamai Simpson '17

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Major: German, health, behavior and society


Julissa Thompson

Julissa Thompson ’16

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Major: Psychology


Aimé Laurent Twizerimana

Aimé Laurent Twizerimana '20

Award: Davis Projects for Peace Grant
Hometown: Nyabihu, Rwanda
Major: Chemical engineering


Caroline Vaczy

Caroline Vaczy '16

Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Grant Program
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Major: French


Stephanie Viteri

Stephanie Viteri '18

Award: DAAD Rise
Hometown: Quito, Ecuador
Major: Cell and developmental biology


Christian Wooddell

Christian Wooddell ’17

Award: Critical Language Scholarship
Hometown: Rochester, New York
Major: History


Norman Zhao

Norman Zhao ’17

Award: National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Hometown: San Francisco, California
Major: Chemistry and biology