Three students win scholarships through Arts and Sciences Study Abroad Photo Contest

Three undergraduate students have won scholarships in support of their studies overseas through the college’s inaugural Study Abroad Photo Contest. The competition invites students to showcase their experiences engaged in learning activities or embracing local culture abroad. The 2018 winners were selected by the College of Arts and Sciences’ deans. They include:

Winners

Chris Coppock, Krishna Polius, Adriana Echols and Alex Bicknell climb the Great WallFirst Place – $1,000

Alex Bicknell

Majors: History, Latin
Minors: Communication, Business Analysis
Study Abroad Program: Water Resource Management in China
Photo Info: Chris Coppock, Krishna Polius, Adriana Echols and Alex Bicknell climb the Great Wall.


 

Jessica Poling at the top of the Cathedral of Quito (Catedral de Quito) with El Pancillo in the far backgroundSecond Place – $750

Grace Sylvester

Major: Pre-Psychology
Minor: Spanish
Study Abroad Program: Study Abroad in Quito, Ecuador
Photo Info: Jessica Poling at the top of the Cathedral of Quito (Catedral de Quito) with El Pancillo in the far background.



Sydney Kester poses with her back toward the camera holding a WMU flag at Giant’s Causeway in Bushmills, IrelandThird Place – $250

Sydney Kester

Major: Public Relations
Minor: Global and International Studies
Study Abroad Program: Colonialism and Terrorism in Dublin and Belfast, Ireland
Photo Info: Sydney Kester representing WMU at one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, Giant’s Causeway in Bushmills, Ireland.

2019 Competition

Entries are now being accepted for the 2019 Arts and Sciences Study Abroad Photo Contest. Details and eligibility can be found on the contest webpage.