Mallory Reed '10 to Teach in Thailand Under Fulbright Grant

Mallory Reed ‘10 has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Thailand. Reed is a sociology major at Hamilton.

A Dean’s List student, Reed was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa national honor society in fall 2009. She studied abroad in France in 2008 at Universite Sorbonne Nouvelle and Institut Catholoque de Paris in 2010.

A tutor at Hamilton’s Writing Center, Reed has been an editor and writer for The Spectator, and a contributing writer for The Green Apple. Reed participated in No More Deaths, a humanitarian aid trip, over winter break in 2007-08. She is also a member of the French Club and Yoga Club.

At Hamilton Reed received the Winslow Prize in French in 2009, the Leonard E. and Sue J. Kingsley Prize Scholarship in 2008, and the Charles A. Dana Scholarship for academic achievement, character and leadership in 2007.

After her Fulbright year she plans to return to the U.S. to pursue graduate studies in social work. She is interested in working with international and/or minority students in a high school or university setting.

The Fulbright ETA Program, an element of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, places U.S. students as English teaching assistants in schools or universities overseas, thus improving foreign students’ English language abilities and knowledge of the United States while increasing their own language skills and knowledge of the host country. ETAs may also pursue individual study/research plans in addition to their teaching responsibilities.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright program is the largest U.S. international exchange program offering opportunities for students, scholars, and professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools worldwide.

Mallory Reed is a graduate of Potsdam Central High School.

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