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Washington and Lee Announces May Community Grants

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Washington and Lee University’s Community Grants Committee has made 10 grants totaling $24,757 to non-profit organizations in Lexington and Rockbridge County. They are the second part of its two rounds of grants for 2015-16.

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Bren Flanigan ’16 to Serve in the Peace Corps

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Bren Flanigan, a 2016 graduate of Washington and Lee University, will be putting his B.A. in economics and global politics to work with the United Nations over the summer before he departs for his posting with the Peace Corps, as a community economic development advisor in Benin.

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2016 W&L Graduate Patrick Wright Awarded Fellowship

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Patrick Wright, from Tampa, Florida, a 2016 graduate from Washington and Lee University, has been awarded a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship for study and internship experience in Germany.

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Elliot Emadian Awarded Scholarship to American Dance Festival's Six-Week School

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Elliot Emadian ’17, from Normandy, Tennessee, received a tuition scholarship to attend the American Dance Festival’s (ADF) six-week school.

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Twenty-six Members of the Faculty and Staff Retire from W&L

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Washington and Lee University recognized three retiring members of the University's faculty during the recent commencement exercises. Twenty-three retiring members of W&L's staff were recognized during the Employee Recognition Banquet held in April.

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Washington and Lee Graduates 444 Students at 229th Commencement

Members of W&L's Class of 2016 celebrate their commencement on May 26.

Graduating seniors at Washington and Lee University today were asked to remember and live by the high ideals and standards that have guided them over the past four years, as they are leaving “a community that cares a great deal about these matters and entering a world that increasingly does not.”

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W&L Senior Charles Zachariades Awarded R&A Ransome Scholarship

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Charlie Zachariades, of Chatham, N.J., a senior at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a 2016 R&A Ransome Scholarship for a one-year master’s program in global health implementation at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

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Washington and Lee University to Celebrate 229th Commencement, Baccalaureate

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Washington and Lee University celebrates its 229th undergraduate commencement Thursday, May 26, when it will award bachelor’s degrees to more than 440 students.

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Shenandoah Announces Winner of 2016 Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets

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Jess Quinlan of Staunton, Virginia, is the winner of the annual Graybeal-Gowen Prize for Virginia Poets offered by Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review for the best poem entered by a Virginia poet.

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Three Washington and Lee Students Named Kemper Scholars

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Yo Han (John) Ahn, of St. Louis, Missouri; Josie Anker, of Sparta, New Jersey; and Skyler Zunk, of Moseley, Virginia, all first-year students at Washington and Lee University, have been selected as Kemper Scholars.

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