Mackenzie Evan Smith Wins Henry Luce Basis Scholarship – Division of English – Dietrich Faculty of … – Carnegie Mellon College

Carnegie Mellon College senior Mackenzie Evan Smith has gained a prestigious Henry Luce Foundation Scholarship. Mackenzie, a inventive writing main within the Division of English, was one in every of 18 college students and younger professionals chosen to take part within the Luce Students Program, an initiative that permits college students to extend their information of Asia by residing and dealing in an Asian nation of their selection. She labored carefully with CMU’s Fellowships and Scholarships Office (FSO) on all levels of her Luce utility.
Prior to varsity, Mackenzie labored at a Lady Scouting heart in Switzerland and aboard a tall ship as a Bosun’s Mate within the Caribbean and Mediterranean seas. In 2006, she solo hiked the Appalachian Path from Georgia to Maine—an expertise that turned the premise for a inventive writing fellowship challenge, “The Appalachian Path: Understanding Its Affect and Which means in Pennsylvania Communities by means of Artistic Nonfiction.” Mackenzie is presently combining that work together with her experiences touring in North Africa and the Center East for her senior honor thesis, a journey essay assortment entitled, ”The Naked Note Taker.”
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