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May 16, 2007

Several Birmingham-Southern College students awarded scholarships to study in England

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Thirteen Birmingham-Southern College students have been accepted for British Studies at Oxford, a summer school conducted annually at St. John's College in Oxford, England.

Each year, the courses concentrate on a different period of British history and culture. This year the July 1-August 7 seminars will focus on “Britain in the Renaissance.” There will be a wide variety of offerings in British studies, including participation by British faculty and courses in Shakespeare, literature, medicine, history, political science, and theatre.

Listed by hometown, the student participants are:

BIRMINGHAM Area:
Hoover/Vestavia: Anna Bowers of Vestavia, a sophomore biology major and the daughter of Dr. John and Sarah Bowers; and Erin Montgomery of Hoover, a senior chemistry/professional history major and the daughter of Dana Wetzel and Robert Montgomery.

South: Allison Chang of Homewood, a junior art-painting major and the daughter of Randall and Dana Chang; Molly Savage of Mountain Brook, a junior history major and the daughter of Charles and Gloria Savage; and Victoria Smythies of Homewood, a junior English major and the daughter of Adrian and Lesley Smythies.

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga.: Shannon Stevens, a junior biology major and the daughter of John and Bonita Stevens.

DOTHAN: Sarah Elizabeth Bauman, a junior psychology major and the daughter of Marie Bauman and Jeff Bauman.

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.: Forrest Boughner, a sophomore history major and the son of Tom and Cuyler Boughner.

HUNTSVILLE: Amy Roark, a junior undecided major from Hampton Cove and the daughter of William and Brenda Roark.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.: Wesley Rich, a junior interdisciplinary history/German major and the son of Tracy Holdren.

MADISON: Sara Mulholland, a junior history major and the daughter of Dr. Chere Mulholland of Madison and Dr. David Mulholland of Ridgeland, Miss.

MUSCLE SHOALS: Olivia Woodard, a sophomore biology major and the daughter of Daryl Hearn of Florence and Harry Woodard of Decatur.

SYLACAUGA: Jordan Hardy, a sophomore undecided major and the daughter of Donald and Linda Hardy.

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