Rhodes Scholarship

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University of Pennsylvania graduate student Mackenzie Fierceton won the Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford University. But she lost the scholarship after it came out that she lied on her application about being poor, abused and growing up in foster care.

The largest number of black students received the prestigious Rhodes scholarships in the class of 2018 announcement.

Dr. Myron Rolle—who put off an NFL career because he was a Rhodes Scholar—plans to become a physician with a specialty in neurosurgery at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in June.

From TheGrio.com: There’s lots of buzz these days about author Wes Moore. His new book, The Other Wes Moore, has reached the top 10 of the New York Times best-seller list.