Pitzer College Students Receive Teach for America Fellowships

Claremont, Calif.  (May 12, 2011) – Pitzer College students Patricio Ku ’11 and Sarah Lee ’11 were awarded 2011 Teach For America Fellowships. 

Ku, an environmental studies and anthropology major, will be teaching secondary mathematics in New Orleans. 

Lee, a double major in economics and studio art, was also awarded a 2011 Fulbright Fellowship.  She has deferred her Teach For America assignment to complete her Fulbright year teaching in Thailand. She hopes to teach at a bilingual elementary school in Colorado through Teach For America upon her return.

Teach For America provides recent college graduates a two year teaching commitment in urban and rural public schools to help bridge the educational gap for students living in low-income communities. 

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