SARASOTA — New College of Florida announced this week that two more students have been awarded Fulbright scholarships for next school year.
Christina Chavez and Meagan Patrick join six other New College students to receive the prestigious award.
Since its founding in 1960, New College has produced 65 Fulbright scholars, with 35 of those in just the past five years.
The Fulbright program is designed to increase mutual understanding between Americans and those from other countries.
Chavez is from Pembroke Pines and plans to teach English in Malaysia. Patrick is from Great River, N.Y., and will teach English in Turkey.
The other New College recipients are Ryan Tisdale, of Sarasota, who will travel to Germany; Adam Bresnahan, of Satellite Beach, who will go to Germany; Maia de la Calle, of Miami, who will travel to Mexico; Danielle Korngold, of Davie, who will travel to Russia; Jennifer Leib, of Tallahassee, who will go to Taiwan; and Katharine Dean, of Washington, D.C., who will go to Namibia.
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