DAVIDSON, N.C. - Stefani Zavisho, a junior at Davidson College in Davidson, N.C., has been accepted to the study abroad program in Mwandi, Zambia. Zavisho is a 2010 graduate of Williamstown High School and the daughter of Susan Zavisho of Williamstown and Mark Zavisho of Hazelgreen, W.Va. She left for Africa on July 3.
Zavisho is a premed biology major at Davidson and her trip will include working and volunteering at the United Church of Zambia Mwandi Mission Hospital, as well as traveling to rural health centers to help with immunization programs and studying the treatment of Human Disease. She will also be visiting the areas of Botswana and Livingstone in Africa.
Lewis & Clark
Hillary Anne Henthorn graduated from Lewis & Clark College's 140th commencement ceremony, held on May 6.
Currently, Henthorn is a research and development intern in the Beam Technology Department of FEI in Portland. FEI is a leading diversified scientific instruments company. It is a premier provider of electron- and ion-beam microscopes and solutions for nanoscale applications across many industries.
Henthorn was a John S. Rogers Foundation Intern at Lewis & Clark last summer researching "Computational Investigations of Coarctate Pseudocoarctate Rearrangements." She was awarded a grant to present a poster on her findings to the 2012 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego. The prior year she was a National Science Foundation intern at Portland State University researching "Polymer Nanostructures by Self-Assembly: Fabrication and Characterization." During the past two years, she also worked as an organic chemistry and general chemisty teaching assistant.
Henthorn plans to pursue to pursue a graduate degree in the fall of 2013. A 2008 graduate of Marietta High School, Henthorn is the daughter of R. Bruce and Virginia Henthorn.