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Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Paige Bolduc, a 2013 Oxbridge literature and theory honors graduate, was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Japan in Literature for 2013-14.

Recipients of Fulbright grants are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievement, as well as demonstrated leadership potential. She is studying at Nagoya University in the Graduate Department of Languages and Cultures.  |  Read More 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship
Samuel Joseph Endicott, a 2011 Oxbridge science graduate, received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for 2009.

Endicott was selected on the basis of academic merit and scientific research potential from a field of more than 1,000 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide. The Goldwater Scholarship is the premiere undergraduate award of its type in these fields. | Read More 

Teach for America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates who commit to teach for at least two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. typically about 10 percent of applicants are chosen from a pool of 35,000-40,000 candidates.

Jewell's recent selections to this prestigious corps include:
Anna Mahoney '11, elementary education major: named to 2013-15 corps
Meredith Moore '12, psychology and ACT-In major: named to 2013-15 corps
Michael McClanahan '12, biology and ACT-In major: general science in Kansas City
Christy (Kleinbeck) Murphy '02: named to 2012-14 corps in St. Louis elementary school
Alex Hart '10, international business and language and ACT-In major: high school math in San Antonio, Texas
Alyssa Emery '09: special education in Tulsa, Okla.
Alyssa Brzuchalski '11, elementary education major: Kansas City schools
Abby Hauver '11, international relations major: Kansas City schools

William Sloane Coffin, Jr. Scholarship

Elizabeth Bonney, a 2009 graduate, was awarded The William Sloane Coffin, Jr. Scholarship for full tuition at Yale Divinity School.

She completed the three-year program and, in 2012, was named one of 20 Wexner Fellows in the country. The fellowship will help fund her six-year rabbinical studies at Hebrew College near Boston.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship 
Sarah Hoff, a history and education major at William Jewell, was named a 2008 recipient of the prestigious James Madison Memorial Fellowship.

Madison Fellowships support the graduate study of American history by aspiring and experienced secondary school teachers of American history, American government and social studies. 

“The James Madison Fellowship is an outstanding opportunity for me to become a better educator because it allows me to further develop my knowledge of the subjects I intend to teach in secondary school,” Hoff said. “My rigorous academic experience at William Jewell prepared me to compete and win this fellowship.” | Read More 

Debate Team

Jewell’s debate program remains one of the most competitive programs in the country. The team finished the 2013 season ranked as the No. 2 team in the nation by the National Parliamentary Debate Association among schools of all sizes and divisions. In 2013, Jewell became the only college to win the Missouri State Championship in parliamentary debate six consecutive years. In addition, the squad has won the Webster University tournament in Webster Groves, Mo., for four consecutive years.

Two duos earned first-round bids to the 2014 National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence at Northern Arizona University. The squad also competed with more than 100 teams to secure a second-place finish at University of Utah’s 2014 invitational tournament in Salt Lake City, Utah. | Read More

College Newspaper Recognition
The William Jewell College campus newspaper, The Hilltop Monitor, won 17 awards at the Missouri College Media Association 2011 annual banquet.

The paper placed third in Sweepstakes. Students received awards in categories such as columns, entertainment reviews, news and sports writing, photography, cartoons, editorial writing and investigative reporting.



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