Lab Schools alumni receive scholarshipsBy William Harms
Two members of the Laboratory Schools class of 1999 have received prestigious scholarships to study in Britain.
Chesa Boudin, a senior at Yale University, received a Rhodes scholarship to study at Oxford University. Its a great opportunity and a great honor, Boudin said. Ideally, some day Id like to be in a position to impact and help direct U.S. relations with Latin America.
Chris Laumann, a senior at Harvard University, received a Marshall Scholarship and will attend the University of Edinburgh, where he intends to study computer science and electrical engineering. In Scotland, Laumann will be building on experience he had as a research assistant for Nancy Stein, Professor in Psychology.
I developed a computer program that helped her analyze the texts of narratives. The program sorted words and phrases as they were used in conflicts, he said.