Education Student Chosen for Fulbright Award

Kaitlin Trokan, a senior in the undergraduate English Education program, has been selected for a Fulbright award. After graduation in May, she will be teaching English in the Slovak Republic during the next academic year. She has been student teaching as an intern at Audubon Technology and Communication High School in Milwaukee Public Schools.

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Program is the flagship international educational exchange program, funded through taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Congress. Its mission is to increase mutual understanding between people in the U.S. with people in other countries. Recipients of Fulbright awards include 59 Nobel Laureates, 82 Pulitzer Prize winners, 71 MacArthur Fellows, 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and nonprofit sectors.