Class of 2011 Scholars

Nidal Alayasa

Nidal Alayasa Hometown: Bethlehem, Palestine
Major: Political science and economics

Maria Carambo

Maria Carambo Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
Major: History
Activities: Project Blueprint; ChesTech; Learning for Life

Jennifer Crick

Jennifer Crick Hometown: Chesapeake City, Md.
Major: Biology
Minor: Environmental Studies and Political Science
Activities: Feminist Majority; College Democrats; theater

Ecem Erseker

Ecem Erseker Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Major: Economics and Asian studies
Activities: Lang Opportunity Scholar (running a microfinance project in Turkey); Tri-College Peace Week co-coordinator; Investment Club

Erica Evans

Erica Evans Hometown: Frankford, Del
Major: Biochemistry
Activities: Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society; Swarthmore College Chorus; theater productions; Grapevine (female a cappella group); Newman Catholic Campus Ministry; Taylor Hospital volunteer (Emergency Room assistant)

Chengetai Mahomva

Chengetai Mahomva Hometown: Durban, South Africa
Major: Biochemistry
Activities: Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society; Lang Opportunity Scholar; Writing Associate Program; McCabe Scholar Society (president, 2009-2010)

Ariel Martino

Ariel Martino Hometown: Wyndmoor, Pa.
Major: English literature
Minor: Environmental studies
Activities: Earthlust; Environmental Justice; Green Advisors

Sara McCabe

Sara McCabe Hometown: Millsboro, Del.
Major: Religion and biology

Candice Nguyen

Candice Nguyen Hometown: Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Major: Honors English literature
Minor: Honors political science
Activities: Mock Trial (co-founder); Feminist Majority (co-president); Swarthmore Financial Justice (co-founder)

Erika Slaymaker

Erika Slaymaker Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
Major: Sociology and anthropology
Minor: Black studies and gender and sexuality studies
Activities: Queer Issues Symposium planning committee; White Students Confronting Racism; Philadelphia Road to Detroit group