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WVU Student Returns to Ghana as Boren Scholar

May 15, 2012

Participating U.S. Institutions
West Virginia University

Chelsea Hodgkins, a student at West Virginia University (WVU) majoring in international studies and geography, has been awarded a 2012 Boren Scholarship.  Chelsea has already studied abroad in Malawi and, last April, travelled to Ghana as part of an initiative to install a water filtration system.

Chelsea was recently profiled by WBOY 12 NewsRead the article and watch the video.

As the ninth Boren Scholar from WVU, she was also profiled by WVUToday.  View the complete profile.

WVU's student publication conducted an interview with Chelsea. Find out more about her past experiences in Africa and how it changed her life.