Orientation 2010

About the Class of 2014

The approximately 720 members of Class of 2014 were drawn from an outstanding total applicant pool of 5,392 students and represent 29 states and 9 countries.

A brief list of some of their accomplishments:

  • One is a championship sailboat skipper and US fencing gold medalist.
  • One, who is a descendant of the Mayflower pilgrims and Abe Lincoln, traveled to Romania to care for orphans and helped build homes in Appalachia.
  • One won a silver medal in the 200-meter breaststroke in the Netherlands.
  • One wrote and published a WWII veteran’s memoirs.
  • One sang for Obama’s inauguration and has performed backup vocals for Beyonce, Bruce Springstein, and Garth Brooks.
  • One participated in a World Championship for Irish Step dancing.
  • One agility trains his sheepdogs and has played the trumpet for President Clinton.
  • One has performed at Carnegie Hall.
  • One discovered a habitat for rare toads that is now legally protected.
  • One fundraised for supplies that were sent to an Afghan orphanage where her father served.
  • One recorded oral histories of war veterans for a historical society.
  • And one is the president and designer of a local organization providing business attire to abused women entering the workforce.

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