UW-Madison senior wins Rhodes Scholarship

Susannah Brooks

University of Wisconsin-Madison senior Drew Birrenkott of McFarland, Wis. has been awarded a 2014 Rhodes Scholarship. He joins an elite group of students that have received one of the top honors in higher education.

Drew Birrenkott

Drew Birrenkott

Photo: Bryce Richter

“Congratulations to Drew,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “This is a well-deserved honor and reflects his many achievements as well as his multiple skills and interests. I also want to congratulate the faculty mentors and fellow students who have helped him win this award. It's always an honor to have a UW-Madison student named as one of the nation’s Rhodes Scholars.”

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