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May 6, 2014

Four OU students to receive Fulbright Awards

NORMAN — Four University of Oklahoma students, including one from Norman, have been named as recipients of Fulbright Grants. The recipients are as follows:

· Sara Chilson, of Norman, graduating with dual Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and anthropology, will serve in an English teaching assistantship in Thailand. She is the daughter of Phillip and Christa Chison.

· Taylor Jack McKenzie, of Oklahoma City, graduating this month with a dual Bachelor of Arts in European studies and German, will study the decline and persistence of squat culture in Germany under a research fellowship in Berlin. He is the son of Jackie and Patrick McKenzie.

· Tasha Overpeck, of Guymon, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Middle Eastern studies, will serve in a teaching assistantship in Jordan. She is the daughter of Don and Laura McCann.

· Ashley Wood, of Keller, Texas, graduated May 2013 and will serve as an English teaching assistant in South Korea.

Students were chosen for the Fulbright Grants after a national competition among more than 6,000 applicants.

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