Four seniors named Rhodes Scholars

Harvard students among 32 chosen nationwide to attend Oxford
Harvard Gazette
Cambridge, MA

Four Harvard undergraduates are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars on Saturday. They will begin their studies at the University of Oxford in October 2012.

All from the Class of 2012, Harvard’s newest Rhodes Scholars are Brett Rosenberg of Chappaqua, N.Y., Spencer Lenfield of Paw Paw, Michigan, Samuel Galler of Boulder, Colo., and Victor Yang of Lexington, Ky.

Arguably the most famous academic award available to American college students and graduates, Rhodes scholarships every year attract hundreds of top students. The 2012 American Rhodes Scholars faced competition from 830 students nominated by 299 colleges and universities nationwide. This year’s awards bring the ranks of Harvard’s Rhodes Scholars to 336.

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