Two Rhodes Scholars share Idaho connection

2 Rhodes Scholars live in same Montana city
Associated Press
Idaho Press-Tribune
Boise, Idaho

Of the 32 Rhodes Scholars announced Sunday from across the U.S., two have even more in common than the intelligence, integrity and leadership potential required for the prestigious award.

Amanda Frickle and Joseph Thiel both live in the same Montana city, Bozeman. And they both have an Idaho connection: Thiel is originally from Idaho and goes to college in Montana, while Frickle is originally from Montana and went to college in Idaho.

"That's how it worked out," said Thiel, a senior at Montana State University. "We were surprised, too."

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