Roanoke College senior receives prestigious Rotary scholarship for graduate studies abroad

Roanoke College senior Jessica Compton has received the Rotary Skelton/Jones Scholarship. This scholarship, offered by Rotary, a service organization with programs that span the globe, funds a year of graduate study abroad at a university of Compton's choice. 

Compton, a Literary Studies major from Mount Pleasant, S.C., is considering graduate schools located in Australia. She intends to earn her master's degree in Teaching English as a Second Language.

Compton is the first Roanoke student to receive this competitive scholarship, worth $30,000.

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