Topekan Receives Fulbright Award

By: University of Kansas Press Release/Chelsey Moran
By: University of Kansas Press Release/Chelsey Moran

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)--A Topekan has received the prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2013-2014 academic year at the University of Kansas.

Chelsea Hochstetler graduated last December with a Bachelor of General Studies in anthropology and a minor in global and international studies.

She has received a Fulbright English teaching assistant award for Indonesia.

Hochstetler completed coursework in Spanish, French and Latin as an undergraduate.

Other winners include Jamie Branch, who graduated in May. She has received a Fulbright grant to New Zealand, where she will work within a biomechanics research group at the University of Auckland, evaluating the kinematics and kinetics that affect the knee joint in individuals with cerebral palsy. Olivia Jamandre from Evanston, Ill. is pursuing a Doctorate of Musical Arts in piano performance in the School of Music at KU. She has received a Fulbright grant to study composer Jean Sibelius' piano music at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland. Alison Miller is pursuing a Doctorate in History of Art. She received a grant to Japan, where she will research the political significance of the image of Empress Teimei in a variety of visual materials. Eileen Remley graduated in May with a Bachelor of Arts in English and in global and international studies. She's been selected for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant award in Turkey.

Kelsey Adkins, Drew Burks, Audrey Peterson, Sheridan Stewart, David Trimbach and Kristopher Valesco have been designated as alternates for Fulbright grants.

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