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Matt Berry '07 Awarded Princeton in Asia Teaching Fellowship

Matt BerryStudent Senate President Matt Berry has been awarded a prestigious Princeton-in-Asia Teaching Fellowship to Thailand (Phag Nga) from Princeton University. Berry is one of 80 fellows awarded nationally in 2007 by Princeton University to research posts, schools, NGOS and businesses in approximately 15 Asian countries.

Berry has studied on two Pitzer Study Abroad Programs including Botswana and Costa Rica. His other collegiate activities include serving as a senior interviewer in the Office of Admission, a trip leader for Pitzer Outdoor Adventures (POA), and as a volunteer for the California Youth Authority in Chino. Berry, who self-designed his major in Politics and Community Development, is the second Pitzer student to have received this award. Alexandra Rutherford '06 was the first Pitzer recipient of this award.