2020 Truman Finalists

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Congratulations to the 2020 Truman Finalists! The Foundation received 773 applications from 316 colleges and universities. Students were selected based on their records of leadership, public service and academic achievement. Our Finalist Selection Committee selected the following 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities as Finalists. These students will be interviewed by the Foundation's Regional Review Panels between March 1st and April 6th. The 2020 Class of Truman Scholars will be announced by 9:00 pm EST on April 15th.

Best of luck and congratulations to all who submitted nominations.


Alabama
Interviewing in Atlanta, GA - Monday, March 16, 2020

Sophie Herrington
Birmingham-Southern College

Max Klapow
Washington University

Whitman Miller
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sutton Smith
Birmingham-Southern College


Alaska
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Jackson Blackwell
Boise State University

Aidan Earnest
University of Alaska-Fairbanks


American Samoa
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Kiso Skelton
Chaminade University of Honolulu


Arizona
Interviewing in Phoenix, AZ - Friday, March 13, 2020

Joshua Kaplan
Emory University

Andrea Lara-Garcia
University of Arizona

Carla Naranjo
Arizona State University

Arein Nguyen
Bowdoin College


Arkansas
Interviewing in Nashville, TN - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Katie Gardner
University of Arkansas

Cordy McJunkins
Rice University

Daniel Webster
University of Arkansas


California
Interviewing in San Francisco, CA - Monday, March 9, 2020

Isabela Acenas
New York University

Dylan Brown
New York University

Elijah DeVaughn
Harvard University

Ahmad Elhaija
University of California-Los Angeles

Leya Elias
Stanford University

Vivika Fernes
George Washington University

Divya Gudur
Middlebury College

Kai Huang
University of California-Los Angeles

Ciara Moezidis
Santa Clara University


Colorado
Interviewing in Denver, CO - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Delaney Deskin
University of Colorado

Samuel Elzinga
Utah Valley University

Kelsey Grant
University of Colorado

Sarah Greichen
Colorado State University

Kiana Harkema
University of Colorado

Margot Lurie
Amherst College


Connecticut
Interviewing in Boston, MA - Friday, March 27, 2020

Asma Rahimyar
Southern Connecticut State University

Harry Zehner
University of Connecticut


Delaware
Interviewing in Philadelphia, PA - Friday, April 3, 2020

Chris Avila
Williams College


District of Columbia
Interviewing in Washington, DC I - Monday, March 2, 2020

Savanna Toure
Lafayette College


Florida
Interviewing in Atlanta, GA - Monday, March 16, 2020

Viviana Angelini
University of Maryland Baltimore County

Wyatt Deihl
Rollins College

Oscar Psychas
Middlebury College


Georgia
Interviewing in Atlanta, GA - Monday, March 16, 2020

Kendyl Lewis
Georgia College & State University

McPherson Newell
Mercer University

Tarun Ramesh
University of Georgia

Rickia Stafford
University of West Georgia


Hawaii
Interviewing in San Francisco, CA - Monday, March 9, 2020

Brianne Lauro
Colorado State University

James Ward
University of Hawaii-Manoa


Idaho
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Cheyenne Quilter
United States Military Academy

Patrick Robichaud
Washington State University

David Shin
Boise State University


Illinois
Interviewing in Chicago, IL - Monday, March 23, 2020

Sydney Barber
United States Naval Academy

Kristen Busch
University of Chicago

Benjamin Gerstein
University of Michigan

Gloria Oladipo
Cornell University

Akhil Rajan
Yale University


Indiana
Interviewing in Chicago, IL - Monday, March 23, 2020

Brandon Blumenherst
Purdue University Fort Wayne

Zeba Kokan
Purdue University

Hannah Walter
Purdue University


Iowa
Interviewing in Kansas City, MO - Friday, March 20, 2020

Grace Bertelli
Columbia University

Juan Bibiloni-Rivera
Iowa State University

Jennifer Pigge
Vanderbilt University

Laura Widman
University of Iowa


Kansas
Interviewing in Kansas City, MO - Friday, March 20, 2020

Bessie Bauman
Yale University

Michael Franklin
Howard University

Laura Phillips
University of Kansas

Cinthia Romo Alba
Grinnell College

Bridget Smith
Oberlin College


Kentucky
Interviewing in Nashville, TN - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Breanna Bowling
Eastern Kentucky University

Meredith Crockett
Lipscomb University

Malka Himelhoch
Princeton University

Mikayla Mitchell
University of Kentucky

Henry Walther
Tulane University


Louisiana
Interviewing in Austin, TX - Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Caroline Casey
Dartmouth College

Sarah Procopio
Louisiana State University

Ryan Vedros
Louisiana Tech University


William Walker, Jr.
University of Richmond


Maine
Interviewing in Boston, MA - Friday, March 27, 2020

Dina Malual
Emmanuel College

Esther Martin
Bates College

Jacob Nishimura
Bates College


Maryland
Interviewing in Washington, DC II - Monday, April 6, 2020

Aryemis Brown
United States Air Force Academy

Julia Reicin
University of Maryland College Park

Veeraj Shah
University of Maryland College Park

Cameron Walkup
University of Maryland Baltimore County


Massachusetts
Interviewing in Boston, MA - Friday, March 27, 2020

Annah Chollet
University of Pennsylvania

James Cordero
University of Massachusetts

Jacob Freedman
Middlebury College

Katie McGarry
Smith College

Maxwell Morrongiello
Bridgewater State University


Michigan
Interviewing in Chicago, IL - Monday, March 23, 2020

Pike Briggs
University of Alabama

Amytess Girgis
University of Michigan

Emma Warnecke
Western Kentucky University

Sam Zilli
Berklee College of Music


Minnesota
Interviewing in St. Paul, MN - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Shamsa Ahmed
Augsburg University

Dieu Do
Hamline University

Nik Marda
Stanford University

Meredith Song
University of Minnesota

Quincy Yangh
Gustavus Adolphus College


Mississippi
Interviewing in Nashville, TN - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Braeden Foldenauer
Harvard University

Joshua Mannery
University of Mississippi

Selma Newbill
University of Southern Mississippi


Missouri
Interviewing in Kansas City, MO - Friday, March 20, 2020

Zachary Eisner
Washington University

Sara Gammon
Kansas State University

Brandon Henderson
University of Missouri-Kansas City

De'Ja Wood
Duke University


Montana
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Brianna Bull Shows
Montana State University-Bozeman

Taylor Gregory
University of Montana

Max Yates
Montana State University-Bozeman


Nebraska
Interviewing in Denver, CO - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Hayden Richardson
Northwestern University

Meena Vasudevan
University of Washington-Seattle


Nevada
Interviewing in Phoenix, AZ - Friday, March 13, 2020

Carla Ramazan
University of Texas-Dallas

Ambika Verma
University of California-Los Angeles


New Hampshire
Interviewing in Boston, MA - Friday, March 27, 2020

Abrita Kuthumi
University of New Hampshire


New Jersey
Interviewing in Philadelphia, PA - Friday, April 3, 2020

Colleen Cochran
Fordham University

Anna Landre
Georgetown University

Julien Rosenbloom
Rutgers University

Dylan Serrentino-Mullins
Rutgers University

Nada Shalash
Boston University


New Mexico
Interviewing in Phoenix, AZ - Friday, March 13, 2020

Kathleen Hess
Hillsdale College

Stephanie Kuzmack
Texas Tech University

Joel Robinson
University of New Mexico


New York
Interviewing in New York, NY - Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Morgan Carmen
Princeton University

Linzy Dineen
Syracuse University

Adler Guerrero Zuniga
New York University

Justine Hastings
Syracuse  University

Kay Kennedy
State University of New York-Buffalo

Mohamad Moslimani
Claremont McKenna College

Stephan Popa
Fordham University

Andrew Shkreli
CUNY Hunter College

Julia Udell
Columbia University

Caitlyn Zon
State University of New York-Albany


North Carolina
Interviewing in Washington, DC I - Monday, March 2, 2020

Brenda Caldwell
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Rudy Ogburn
United States Military Academy

Amelia Steinbach
Duke University

Mina Yakubu
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


North Dakota
Interviewing in St. Paul, MN - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Valerie Doze
College of Saint Benedict


Ohio
Interviewing in Washington, DC II - Monday, April 6, 2020

Sara Abou Rashed
Denison University

Chinmay Bakshi
University of Cincinnati

Moira Casey
United States Air Force Academy

Kathryn Fleisher
University of Pittsburgh

Allison Higgins
American University

Abrielle Sigler
Youngstown State University


Oklahoma
Interviewing in Denver, CO - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Carson Ball
University of Oklahoma

Natalie Bayer
University of Oklahoma

Adrienne Blakey
Oklahoma State University

Kayla Dunn
Oklahoma State University

Abigail Hickman
Columbia University


Oregon
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Nicholas Carmack
Temple University

Mitchell Lenneville
American University


Pennsylvania
Interviewing in Philadelphia, PA - Friday, April 3, 2020

Elizabeth Carroll
Villanova University

Michael Creighton
Villanova University

Camilo Duran
University of Pennsylvania

Noam Krainin
American University

Victoria Puglia
Lafayette College

Sarika Ram
Boston University


Puerto Rico
Interviewing in San Juan, PR - Monday, March 30, 2020

Marysol Fernandez-Harvey
Brown University

Pedro Santiago Bonilla
United States Military Academy

Gilanni Service
Inter American University of Puerto Rico - Arecibo


Rhode Island
Interviewing in New York, NY - Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Olúwátònà Campbell
New York University

Kerry Eller
Northeastern University


South Carolina
Interviewing in Atlanta, GA - Monday, March 16, 2020

Ashni Bhojwani
Clemson University

Michaela Knox
Clemson University


South Dakota
Interviewing in St. Paul, MN - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Audrey Cope
Augustana University - South Dakota

Faith Ireland
University of South Dakota

Hattie Seten
South Dakota State University


Tennessee
Interviewing in Nashville, TN - Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Allie Haynes
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Henry Hicks
Oberlin College


Texas
Interviewing in Austin, TX - Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Sabrina Epstein
Johns Hopkins University

Rodrigo Estrada
University of Chicago

Mike Floyd
University of Houston

Jacob Fontaine
Rhodes College

Wasiq Javed
University of Houston

Patrick McGuire
University of Notre Dame

Shruti Patil
University of Texas

Jeremy Thomas
Amherst College


Utah
Interviewing in Phoenix, AZ - Friday, March 13, 2020

Tomoya Averett
Utah State University

Asma Dahir
Westminster College of Salt Lake City

Otelo Reggy-Beane
New York University

Elise Scott
University of Utah


Vermont
Interviewing in Boston, MA - Friday, March 27, 2020

Rainbow Chen
Brown University

Willow Fortunoff
Macalester College


Virgin Islands of the United States
Interviewing in Atlanta, GA - Monday, March 16, 2020

Leah Trotman
Agnes Scott College


Virginia
Interviewing in Washington, DC I - Monday, March 2, 2020

Kyle Adams
Wake Forest University

Christina Allen
Ohio State University

Anna Connole
James Madison University

Ethan Edwards
Purdue University

Lacie Ellithorpe
Longwood University

Patrick McCabe
University of Notre Dame


Washington
Interviewing in Seattle, WA - Friday, March 6, 2020

Gracie Anderson
Pacific Lutheran University

Virginia Burton
University of Washington-Seattle


West Virginia
Interviewing in Washington, DC II - Monday, April 6, 2020

Jordan Jalil
Shepherd University

Wilson McNeil
West Virginia University

Anna Williams
Marshall University


Wisconsin
Interviewing in St. Paul, MN - Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Tina Marshalek
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Chloe Stoddard
Stanford University

Ilana Vargas
Colorado State University
 

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