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U.S. Naval Academy senior and NOLS Yukon grad Anne Richter was recently awarded the prestigious Marshall Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding academic achievement. An engineering major, Richter will pursue a master’s degree in additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing at the University of Sheffield, U.K. before entering nuclear power school to train as a naval submariner.
“Naval Academy Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Anne Richter, 21, of Hinsdale, Ill., was recently awarded a Marshall Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides up to two years of postgraduate study at a United Kingdom university. This year, over 1,000 candidates competed for one of the 48 scholarships awarded.
Richter is a Mechanical Engineering major. She is one of 29 midshipman in the class of 2019 selected to be Bowman scholars, and is currently conducting independent research with nuclear applications. Last summer, she completed an internship at Pennsylvania State University working with additively manufactured metals. During her tenure as a midshipmen, Richter has also had the opportunity to travel to Vietnam on a Language Skills, Regional Expertise and Culture (LREC) trip, and to complete the Yukon Canoeing course in Canada through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).”
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