Claremont, Calif. (May 16, 2014)—Pitzer College student Sophie Howard ’14 has been awarded a Princeton in Asia Fellowship to teach English to middle school students in Thailand.
A psychology major with a minor in Africana studies, Howard served as peer teacher at Prototypes, interned at The Children’s School at Claremont McKenna College and taught rock climbing with an outdoor education program. Howard studied in Thailand during her junior year. An Admission Fellow at Pitzer, Howard also founded the Multiethnic & Racial Group Exchange club. She plans to draw upon all these experiences during her fellowship.
Princeton in Asia is a cultural exchange program dedicated to building understanding between the United States and Asian nations. For more than 100 years, Princeton in Asia has provided college graduates with the opportunity to serve in a variety of fields in Asia, including education, health, law, journalism, environmental advocacy and business.
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