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Warren East teacher receives James Madison Fellowship

Warren East teacher receives James Madison Fellowship

Apr 26th, 2018

WKU alumna Claire Bellar was selected as a 2018 James Madison Fellow. She will receive $24,000 to fund graduate education to become an outstanding teacher of the American constitution.

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Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Dahmer selected as WKU's first Truman Scholar

Apr 12th, 2018

Loandria “Andi” Dahmer, a WKU junior from Fisherville, has been selected as a 2018 Harry S. Truman Scholar. WKU had at least one finalist each year since 2012, but Dahmer is the first student from WKU to earn this honor.

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2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

2 WKU graduates recognized by James Madison Fellowship Foundation

May 10th, 2017

Kendrick Bryan, a WKU alumnus from Elizabethtown, was selected as a 2017 James Madison Fellow. Shelley Spalding, a WKU alumna and graduate student from Lebanon, was selected as an alternate.

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WKU student earns Madison Fellowship Honorable Mention

WKU student earns Madison Fellowship Honorable Mention

May 18th, 2016

Shelley Spalding, a 2015 WKU graduate and current graduate student from Lebanon, earned an honorable mention for her application for the James Madison Graduate Fellowship.

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5 WKU students recognized in Truman, Goldwater, Udall Scholarship Competitions

5 WKU students recognized in Truman, Goldwater, Udall Scholarship Competitions

May 11th, 2016

Five WKU students have been recognized in three of the most competitive national award competitions.

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2 WKU students awarded Pearson Prize for Higher Education

2 WKU students awarded Pearson Prize for Higher Education

Sep 20th, 2013

Two WKU students have been honored by the Pearson Foundation for their community commitment.

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WKU student finalist for Truman Scholarship

WKU student finalist for Truman Scholarship

Jun 19th, 2013

For the second straight year, a WKU student has been selected as a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship, one of the most prestigious opportunities for undergraduates who plan to pursue a career in public service.

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2 WKU students earn honorable mentions for 2012 Udall Scholarships

2 WKU students earn honorable mentions for 2012 Udall Scholarships

May 21st, 2012

WKU students John Clark of Bowling Green and Abby Rudolph of Louisville earned honorable mentions for the 2012 Morris K. Udall scholarship competition.

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WKU junior selected as finalist for prestigious Truman Scholarship

WKU junior selected as finalist for prestigious Truman Scholarship

May 2nd, 2012

Cory Dodds, a WKU political science major from Smithland, was selected as a finalist for the highly competitive Harry S. Truman Scholarship.

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WKU student honored second time as Udall Scholar

WKU student honored second time as Udall Scholar

Apr 1st, 2010

In 2009, William “Joey” Coe and Patrick Stewart became the first ever Udall Scholars at Western Kentucky University. Coe, a junior at WKU, has once again been honored as the only Udall Scholar from Kentucky in the 2010 competition.

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