Mercer seniors receive Fulbright awards to Morocco, Mongolia

Ariel Daniels and Meg Hicks

Mercer University seniors Ariel Daniels and Meg Hicks recently received prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards to serve as Fulbright English Teaching Assistants in Morocco and Mongolia, respectively.

Daniels, from Milledgeville, is double-majoring in political science and international affairs with a minor in French. She will be placed at a Moroccan public university to strengthen English language instruction by providing assistance to the permanent teaching staff.

Hicks, from Warm Springs, is double-majoring in international affairs and anthropology. She will be placed at a university in Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar, where she will teach English in the classroom and work on extracurricular activities focusing on English that are open to the broader community.

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