Potter College News
Five Modern Languages Majors Earn Gilman Sholarships for Study Abroad
- Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
Noelle Fleek, Ira Meadows, Morgan Todd, & Vivian Zheng for earning the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad in the March 2022 application cycle! They were among 20 WKU students to earn the scholarship!
Noelle Fleek of Florence is a music and Spanish double-major with a concentration in teacher education. She earned the scholarship to study in Spain in Summer 2022 and hopes to pursue a career as a high school Spanish teacher.
Ira Meadows of Glasgow is the daughter of Connie Jessup and Richard Meadows. An international business and international affairs major with a minor in Chinese, she is pursuing a career in international trade law. She earned the scholarship and an additional Critical Need Language Award to study in Taiwan in Academic Year 2022-2023.
Morgan Todd of Russellville is the daughter of Forrest and Angela Todd. After using the scholarship and an additional Critical Need Language Award to study Arabic in Jordan in Fall 2022, she will graduate with degrees in psychology and Arabic with a minor in criminology. She will pursue a career in federal service.
Vivian Zheng of Albany is the daughter of Wen Juan Chen. Having completed coursework for her majors in Asian religions and cultures, international business, and Chinese, she will use the scholarship and additional Critical Need Language Award to complete her Chinese Flagship Program Capstone Year in Taiwan in Academic Year 2022-2023.
These students were among 20 WKU students to earn the scholarship!To read the full story posted in the WKU News on on Friday, May 13, 2022, click here.