Pitzer College Student Selected for Prestigious Honors Program

Claremont, Calif. (February 15, 2012) — Abraham Sprague '13 has been selected as a 2012-2013 Robert Day Scholar at Claremont McKenna College's Robert Day School of Economics and Finance. The undergraduate Robert Day Scholars Program is an honors program that prepares students for leadership roles in business, finance, government and nonprofit organizations.

Selection for the program is based upon academic achievement and leadership potential. Sprague was chosen after a rigorous three phase admission process and follows in the footsteps of Pitzer students Melanie Gularte '10 and Benjamin Harris '11 as a Robert Day Scholar.

"Abe Sprague is an excellent student with tremendous demonstrated leadership potential," said Kevin Arnold, the director of admission at the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance. "As a Robert Day Scholar, Abe will receive specialized career development support, a half-tuition scholarship and the opportunity to work closely with fellow Scholars from each of the Claremont Colleges throughout his senior year."

Sprague is majoring in organizational studies at Pitzer College.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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