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2017 Scholars

Breauna Franklin, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Breauna Franklin
McDonald, PA
Major: Spanish Language and International Health


Claudia Wong, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Claudia Wong
Anchorage, AK
Major: Bioengineering

Campus Involvement and Leadership: Multicultural/International Engagement Committee, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Predental Club, Latinos Unidos at Clemson University


Ethan Bensman, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Ethan Bensman
Cincinnati, OH
Major: Computer Science, Economics

Campus Involvement and Leadership: Intramural Sports, Indian Cultural Exchange, IT Student Advisory Board, UNICEF

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:  2016 CERN Data Analytics Quarknet Program


Jackson Dugger, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Jackson Dugger
Dallas, TX
Major: Sports Communication


Jacob Sargent, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Jacob Sargent
Aiken, SC
Major: Language and International Business


Margo Marie McManus, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Margo Marie McManus
Fair Play, SC
Major: Pre-Business/Accounting and Economics

Minor: Finance

Campus Involvement and Leadership: The Chronicle, SAGA


Nathan Matzko, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Nathan Matzko
Irmo, SC
Major: Biochemistry 

Internship/Research/Learning Experiences:  EUREKA! 2017 Summer Program: researched for 5 weeks in Dr. Michael Sehorn's biochemistry lab on the impact of cancer mutations found in DNA repair genes (Summer 2017). Research proteins involved in homologous recombination and DNA double-strand break repair in Dr. Michael Sehorn's lab (2017-present).


Sylvia Wu, Clemson National Scholars Program, Clemson University

Sylvia Wu
Shanghai, China
Major: Philosophy