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Honors EXCEL Student Profiles

Honors EXCEL Students

Learn about our Honors EXCEL students.
Brooke Maxwell

Brooke Maxwell

As a Medical Physics student at WVU, I was seeking to impact my community and women diagnosed with cancer. The Honors EXCEL program provided me with the opportunity and resources needed to build a nonprofit supporting women fighting cancer...

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Taylor Tatterson

Taylor Tatterson

The Honors EXCEL program allows students to earn credits while creating projects that have the potential for positive community outcomes...

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Julianne Zajdel

Julianne Zajdel

The Honors EXCEL program has allowed me to go above and beyond. Through this program, I have been able to write an entire research paper, conduct analyses and explore what I am passionate about...

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Nicholas Eveland

Nicholas Eveland

Being a member of the EXCEL program has given me the chance to gain experience in event coordination and project management. These are skills that I will certainly take with me in my professional career...

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Azeem Khan

Azeem Khan

Through the Honors EXCEL program, I’ve interned with the WVU Government Relations Office to research the intersections of cybersecurity and economic development efforts in West Virginia...

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Gabby McDonald

Gabby McDonald

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Christian "CJ" Rhen

Honors EXCEL has given me the opportunity to put my education to practice as a musician...

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Rachel Morris

Rachel Morris

My EXCEL project centers around creating scientific illustrations to supplement my lab work. Tsetse flies represent an invaluable model system for studying vector biology and symbiotic systems...

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Ian Dotson

Ian Dotson

My EXCEL experience has granted me confidence and opportunities I would have never expected to find. Through EXCEL, I have been granted the opportunity to study my academic interests at my own pace, and explore my heritage abroad...

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Emma LaBombard

Emma LaBombard

My time in the Honors EXCEL Program has been very welcoming and full of opportunities. All of my professors and those involved with the Honors EXCEL Program have taken great interest in my project and guided me in the right direction to find ways to grow.

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Morgan Currey

Morgan Currey

My Honors EXCEL project focuses on educating the importance of vocal hygiene to WVU student teachers. This program has provided a great opportunity to combine my knowledge and skills from my major with my own ideas and visions...

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Isabella Balko

Isabella Balko

The undergraduate research day at the capitol was a great way to interact with lawmakers in our state and inform them about what they can do to make a difference. I met with different legislators from around the state and spoke about my research...

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Lillian Bischof

Lillian Bischof

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