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Scholar Meets Congressman Ruppersberger

June 16, 2010

Participating U.S. Institutions
University of Maryland, Baltimore County

As part of the Boren Scholarship Convocation, Scholars had the opportunity to go to Capitol Hill and visit the offices of their senators and members of Congress.  As a result of that meeting, Vivian Ekey was able to meet Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD).  Vivian graduated from Franklin High School and is currently a double major in Political Science and Languages and Literature at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.  She will be using her Boren Scholarship to study in Brazil.

After their meeting, Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger issued a press release congratulating Vivian.  Read the complete press release.