Kennedy Crowder, a Landenberg native, has been named one of the Marshall Scholars for 2022, according to a report from The University of Pennsylvania Almanac.
The Marshall Scholarship is established by the British government to fund up to three years of study for a graduate degree in any field at an institution in the United Kingdom. Crowder is among 41 recipients, chosen from around 1,000 applications, from the United States.
Crowder, who is currently studying at the University of Pennsylvania, is majoring in English and minoring in East Asian Languages and Civilizations with a concentration in Japanese. She is also earning her certificate in American Sign Language at the College of Arts and Sciences.
When she is not studying, Crowder keeps herself busy as a peer tutor, a course-embedded writing fellow, a Robeson High School Initiative teacher, and a curriculum developer at Penn’s Marks Family Center for Excellence in Writing.
Moreover, she is an executive editor of The Penn Undergraduate Law Journal, as well as a managing editor of The F-Word Magazine and The Penn Review literary magazine.
She has an interest in critical and creative writing and is an advocate for Black academic excellence.
Read more about Kennedy Crowder in The University of Pennsylvania Almanac.