Students enjoy class outside on September 8, 2017.

2017 Top Centre Stories: Students

Posted by Centre News in Academics, Art History, Computer Science, Economics, History, International Studies, News, Politics 29 Dec 2017

Students enjoy class outside on September 8, 2017.
As 2017 draws to a close, we’re taking a look back at the most popular web stories this year based on analytics from Centre’s website. Below are ten of the top news stories featuring Centre College students.

CENTRE RESEARCH | Becky Fulton ’18 prepares to publish research on ‘running the Flame’

As Centre College’s bicentennial approaches, Becky Fulton ’18 has dived into the College’s history for the summer, particularly the campus tradition of “running the Flame.”

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Destiny Mbachu ’17: Would I choose Centre again? [Honors Convo address]

Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu ’17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements.
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Valentine Banor ’17: Change [Honors Convo address]

Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu ’17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from the speakers, who are selected by tallying votes from the senior class, are always a highlight of the annual celebration of student achievements.
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Centre College students receive job offers from Edelweiss Lodge and Resort

With a Centre College education in hand, 20 recent graduates were offered the opportunity to live abroad and work at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort this year as part of the resort’s hospitality team. This number has increased from 18 in 2016.
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Kendall Yount ’20 strikes a balance between academics and championship Taekwondo

Balancing the academic rigors at Centre College with a busy extracurricular life isn’t easy for any student. But the very challenging training and competition schedule of Kendall Yount ’20, winner of the 2017 American Taekwondo Association (ATA) Spring Nationals in February, takes a level of dedication that is world class.

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Centre College student’s proposal aims to pop the bubble

Centre College senior Hari Perišić hopes to bring the Danville-Boyle County and Centre communities together during an event he recently proposed to the Danville City Commission.

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John C. Young scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 explores the concept of exotic women

When John C. Young (JCY) Scholar Sadhvika Reddy ’17 starts her work with the AmeriCorp Project in Chicago, she will have a greater understanding of social relations thanks to her yearlong project titled “The Exoticized Woman: The Commodification of Other-ized Women in Visual Culture.”
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Centre College senior Griffin Mason is AT&T Live Proud scholarship semi-finalist

A new Human Rights Campaign (HRC) scholarship contest sponsored by AT&T and focused on LGBTQ+ advocacy projects on college campuses attracted the interest of Centre College senior Griffin Mason, who was recently announced as one of 15 semi-finalists from across the nation.

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CENTRE RESEARCH | Christian Apel ‘18 collaborates with faculty mentor on inorganic chemistry research

Christian Apel ’18 is spending his summer conducting research in the labs he has learned in for the past three years as a Centre College student.

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CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Logan Featherstone ’19 gains medical experience during internship in Shanghai, China

This summer, Logan Featherstone ’19 worked as an intern at the American Medical Center (AMC) in Shanghai, China, with funding provided by the Centre Parents Committee.

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