Kyeisha Laurence

IN THE PRESS

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The Daily Herald 

St. Maartener Kyeisha Laurence has been accepted to the prestigious Harvard Medical School, where she will be pursuing studies to become a medical doctor.

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Maryland Today

These students demonstrated the highest levels of scholarship, service, extracurricular activity and personal growth.

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Maryland Today

Kyeisha Laurence was a finalist for university medalist, the highest honor given to an undergraduate by UMD. The biological sciences major, who minored in French studies, earned a 3.97 GPA. She plans to spend a year conducting clinical research at the National Institutes of Health, then pursue M.D. and M.P.H. degrees for a career in improving health care for low-income and underrepresented minority communities.
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Maryland Today

These are the six Terps considered for the University Medal, the highest honor given to an undergraduate by UMD, awarded at each spring commencement to the graduate or graduates who best personify academic distinction, extraordinary character and extracurricular contributions to the university and the larger community.