(Posted July 8, 2015)

During the 2014-2015 academic year Juniata students won accolades, and more importantly, great scholarships, from major foundations and organizations. The avalanche of awards, which included three Fulbright Fellowships, represents one of Juniata's best years for student achievment.

The award winners are:

Mackenzie Coulter-Kern, of North Manchester, Ind., who earned a 2014 Juniata College bachelor's degree in international studies and Spanish and Hispanic cultures,was named a Fulbright Fellow to teach English in Mexico for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year.

Molly Adler, a senior studying international business and Russian at Juniata from Alexandria, Va., was named a Fulbright Fellow to teach English in Russia for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year.

Megan Vanaman a senior studying social studies and secondary education at Juniata from Wilmington, Del., was named a Fulbright Fellow to teach English in the Czech Republic for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year.

Sam Gary, a junior at Juniata from Rockwood, Pa. studying biology and minoring in Spanish, received a scholarship from the Amgen Scholars Program to study and perform research this summer at a laboratory at the Washington University of Washington inSt. Louis, Mo.

Marlene Matula, a junior at Juniata from Salix, Pa. studying international political economy, has received a David A. Boren Scholarship to fund a semester studying abroad in spring 2016 at East China Normal University in Shanghai, China.

Katie Shelledy, a junior studying biology from Milwaukee, Wis., received the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship. She is one of 100 undergraduates awarded the scholarship nationwide.

Nathan Anderson-Stahl, a senior from Camp Hill, Pa., studying mathematics, has been chosen to receive the prestigious Andrew Mutch Scholarship from the St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia. He will attend the University of St. Andrews in the 2015-2016 academic year.

Daniella Rodriguez, a senior at Juniata studying biochemistry from Albuquerque, N.M., was recently awarded an Exceptional Research Opportunities Program award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which will provide her with a summer research fellowship at Johns Hopkins University with a HHMI scientist in summer 2015.

Abigail Rosenberger, a senior at Juniata studying biology from Duncannon, Pa., was recently awarded an Exceptional Research Opportunities Program award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which will provide her with a summer research fellowship with a HHMI scientist in summer 2015.

Contact Gabe Welsch at welschg@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3131 for more information.