Zarko Perovic: San Diegan Named Rhodes Scholar

Lyndsay Winkley
U-T San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A 23-year-old San Diegan is one of 32 American students named recipients of a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, earning an all-expenses paid ride to England’s Oxford University for two to three years of study.

Zarko Perovic, a Torrey Pines High School graduate, was one of 857 students endorsed by more than 300 colleges and universities to apply for the award.

He said he was taken aback when he learned Saturday that he had won the scholarship.

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