Daniel Persia

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Name: Daniel Persia
Exchange Destination: UK - England
Award Name: Fulbright-King’s College London Summer Institute
Host Institution: King's College London
Home Institution: Denison University
Level Of Study: Undergraduate
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Award Year: 2012-13

Daniel Persia is a Wells Scholar at Denison University in Granville, Ohio. Raised in upstate New York, he graduated Valedictorian from Spencerport High School, where he was captain of the varsity tennis team and an active member of the Service Club. At Denison, he has served as the Events Captain for the Denison Community Association, co-chair of Heritage Middle School Companions, and coordinator of the Denison Service Orientation. He is also a Writing Center consultant and a tour guide for the University. Currently studying Creative Writing, Mathematics, and Spanish, he has a deepening interest in literary translation. He enjoys travelling, writing, downhill skiing, and spending time with his friends and family. As a participant in the Fulbright King’s College Summer Institute, he hopes to explore the intersection of language, culture, and community in London, a city undergoing a remarkable transformation as it prepares to host the 2012 Olympic Games.


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