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Presidential Scholars

Presidential Scholars

Meet the Scholars

Barrett Akerman

Year: First-year
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Beavercreek High School
Hometown, State: Beavercreek, Ohio

The thing I love the most about Wright State is that all the staff here work to help you reach your goals as best they can.

Lauren Johnson

Year: First-year
Major: Accountancy
High School: Milton-Union High School
Hometown, State: Troy, Ohio

Wright State has given me many opportunities to be involved and make connections. I have enjoyed meeting new people and making new friends.

Jeremiah Jones

Year: First-year
Major: Vocal Performance
High School:
Hometown, State: Dayton, Ohio 

What I admire most about Wright State is the welcoming atmosphere from all faculty including maintenance and campus police.  Having such a space makes exploring the college and what it has to offer a lot less intimidating for the school’s freshman. 

Tanner Killen

Year: First-year
Major: Biological Sciences
High School: Bellbrook High School
Hometown, State: Wilmington, OH

I love Wright State because even though it is a large school, it still feels like a small community.

Landon Shackleford

Year: First-year
Major: Biological Sciences
High School: Unioto High School
Hometown, State: Chillicothe, Ohio 

I chose Wright State because they were there for me academically and financially and continue to be.