Jamie Bergstrom named a 2014 Truman Scholar

Bergstrom-400Trinity junior Jamie Bergstrom has been named a recipient of the Truman Scholarship. Bergstrom first came to KIE through the Focus program for first year students, and has been an integral part of the KIE student community through work with the MASTERY tutoring program for refugee youth, the inaugural DukeImmerse: Uprooted/Rerouted research team, and the Ethics Certificate Program. Bergstrom is a double major in International Comparative Studies (with a concentration in the Middle East) and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (with a concentration in Arabic).

As the living memorial to our thirty-third President, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation supports the graduate education and professional development of outstanding young people committed to public service leadership. Since its creation in 1975, the Foundation has supported almost 3,000 Truman Scholars who are making a difference in all corners of the nation and around the globe. Bergstrom is one of 59 scholars selected from 655 candidates this year. See the entire list at the Truman Scholarship Foundation site.