Six Harvard students receive Rhodes Scholarships

Looking forward to attending Oxford
Zachary T. Sampson
The Boston Globe
Boston, MA

Nina Yancy lives in Quincy House at Harvard University, a few blocks up from the banks of the Charles River in Cambridge.

Aidan Daly lives down the hall from her. Ben Wilcox and Julian Gewirtz too.

And next fall, they will all be heading to the University of Oxford in England as Rhodes Scholars. Yancy, Daly, Wilcox, and Gewirtz learned this weekend that they were among just 32 students from the United States to receive the scholarship, which covers the cost of two to three years of schooling at Oxford.

“Maybe it’s something in the water in Quincy,” Yancy said of her and her housemates’ achievement.

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