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News Release (May 3, 1968)


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News Release (May 3, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release; 1 - 182 - 5/3/68
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New College of Florida
New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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NE\Vs RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARA SOT A, FLORIDA 33578 1 182 -5/3/68 813 / 355-7131 Ref.: Furman c. Arthur FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SARASOTA--Nine members of the 1968 graduating class at New College have won 10 national graduate fellowships, rivaling the record of the college's first charter class. Last year, 10 of the college's first graduates won 11 national fellowships, establishing for themselves a record believed unmatched in proportion at any college in the nation. This year, five students won selection as designates for the Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowships, one was awarded a National Science Foundation Fellowship, two won Fulbright Fellowships for foreign study, and two won Herbert. H. Lehman Fellowships for study in New state. One student was selected as both a Woodrow Wilson and National Science Foundation fellowship winner. In addition, four students won honorable mention for the Woodrow Wilson awards and the same number for the National Science Foundation fellowships, while one student won an honorable mention in competition for Danforth Foundation Fellowships. The awards, names of student winners, and the institutions where they will pursue their more


NEW COLLEGE Page 2 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowships: Laurence Alexander, Plant City, Fla., Literature, Princeton University; Harry Felder (chose to use National Science Foundation Fellowship, also won); Robert Baughman, Ft. Pierce, Fla., Chemistry, Harvard University; Allan Jaworski, Passaic N. J., Mathematics, University of 11aryland; Deane L. Root, Lexington0 Ky., Music, University of Illinois. National Science Foundation Fellowship, Harry Felder, Phoenix, Ariz., Princeton University. Herbert H. Lehman Fellowships: Steve Hendricks, Oklahoma City, Okla., Political Science, Cornell University; Thomas M. McDaid, Drexel Hill, Pa., History, Columbia University. Fulbright Fellowships: H. Peters, South Bend., Ind., Philosophy, Wolfson College, Oxford University; Cheryl Aiken, s.c., Languages, University of Rennes, France. For the second year in a row, a small graduating class at New College led all Florida private colleges and universities in number of students to win \\Toodrow Wilson awards and this year the class had two of the three Lehman Fellowships awarded in the entire state. 30 -

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