Seniors Sam Norwitz and Ephraim Oyetunji at Washington College in St. Louis have been finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship, one of many world’s most prestigious tutorial honors, to check on the College of Oxford in England.
Norwitz and Oyetunji, each majoring within the neuroscience observe of biology in Arts & Sciences, are striving to enhance the well being and well-being of populations usually missed by trendy drugs. Norwitz, founding father of the college’s Particular Olympics chapter, is dedicated to serving youngsters with particular wants. In the meantime, Oyetunji, president of the Minority Affiliation of Premedical College students, needs to develop culturally competent psychiatric interventions.
“I’m extremely pleased with Ephraim and Sam and all that they’ve already achieved by way of their extraordinary outreach, advocacy and analysis,” Chancellor Andrew D. Martin mentioned. “They’re distinctive change makers who’re making a distinction on the earth.”