Amherst alumna, Bessie Young ’11, was recently named a Mitchell Scholar by the US-Ireland Alliance. Chosen from a pool of 300 applicants, Young is one of 12 Mitchell Scholars from the United States and the first in Amherst history.

Senior Music and English major, Christopher Spaide was recently awarded the Keasbey Scholarship, an award that will allow him to study for two years at the University of Oxford.