Brook Byrd Wins 1st Goldwater Scholarship in Christopoher newport History

Apr 05, 2016

Rising Senior Brook Byrd Named Goldwater Scholar

(Newport News, Virginia) -

Christopher Newport applied physics major Brook Byrd has been awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, widely considered the most prestigious award bestowed on undergraduates studying the sciences and engineering. Byrd is the first student in the history of Christopher Newport to be awarded this distinction. A rising senior, she maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA, while also participating in the University's President's Leadership Program, conducting research at Jefferson Lab and playing on the women's tennis team. Brook is a graduate of Warhill H.S.

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