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May 2, 2007

Birmingham-Southern College senior wins prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for international education exchange

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Benjamin Marsh, a graduating senior from Birmingham-Southern College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship as an English teaching assistant in Hong Kong.

For one year beginning in August, Marsh will work with the Hong Kong Institute of Education, a public university-level school dedicated to the preparation and professional development of teachers. He will spend at least 20 hours per week in the classroom teaching and organizing language-related cross-cultural student activities. In addition, he will be taking courses in Cantonese and Hong Kong/Chinese studies as well as English as a Foreign Language teaching methods.

Marsh, a native of Birmingham (35205), will graduate in May after completing his degree in psychology last December. He is the son of Sandra Mincey of Birmingham (35205).

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