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Alexandria Volkening: Class of 2011 valedictorian

December 25, 2013 2:57 PM
Alexandria Volkening was named the valedictorian of the UMBC class of 2011.

Her grades kept her on the President’s List throughout her time at UMBC; she was named Outstanding Senior in Mathematics, admitted to Phi Beta Kappa and awarded both a UMBC Premier Scholarship and an ITT Scholarship. She was a member of the Honors College and a Meyerhoff Scholars Affiliate, and she became active helping other students succeed, working as a teaching assistant in honors calculus. She volunteered extensively in the community as a member of the Shriver Living Learning Center, helping out in an inner city elementary school as a math volunteer one year and, more recently, teaching aerobics at a senior center. She has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to study applied mathematics at Brown University.

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