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VMI Cadet Receives Boren Scholarship

May 13, 2011

Participating U.S. Institutions
Virginia Military Institute

Baxter Blevins, an international studies and history major at Virginia Military Institute (VMI), was selected for a 2011-2012 Boren Scholarship.  As a participant in the NSEP African Languages Initiative, Baxter will study Swahili this summer at the University of Florida and during the fall in Tanzania. 

This will be Baxter's second time studying overseas.  He spent the Spring 2011 semester studying at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

VMI's News Center published an article about Baxter's receipt of the Boren Scholarship. 
Read the complete article.