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Nicolette D’Angelo ’19, John Hoffmeyer ’19, and Katharine Reed ’19 are among 32 U.S. students selected to receives Rhodes Scholarships out of more than 2,500 applicants for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford. Last month, Samvida Venkatesh ’19 was selected as one of five recipients from India to receive a Rhodes Scholarship.

The University hasn’t had four or more students and alumni win a Rhodes Scholarship in the same year since 2015, when four current undergraduates and an alumna received the prestigious fellowship.

According to a statement, the Rhodes Trust seeks “outstanding young men and women of intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service.”

Hailing from Hewitt, N.J., D’Angelo is majoring in classics and pursuing certificates in gender and sexuality studies, creative writing, and humanistic studies. She is the editor-in-chief of The Nassau Literary Review and a RCA for Mathey College. Her research focuses on putting contemporary issues in conversation with ancient works. She plans to pursue the M.St. in classics.


Nicolette D’Angelo ’19 is concentrating in classics and will pursue a M.St. in classics. Photo courtesy of Office of Communications.


Hoffmeyer, from Florence, S.C., is pursuing a concentration in comparative literature with certificates in Chinese language and culture and music performance. He is the president and co-founder of the Princeton Chamber Music Society. He plans to pursue the M.St. in Modern Languages.


John Hoffmeyer ’19 is studying comparative literature at the University and will pursue a M.St. in Modern Languages at the University of Oxford. Photo courtesy of Office of Communications.


Reed, who hails from Arnold, Md., is pursuing a concentration in history and certificates in Latin American studies and Spanish. She is a two-time recipient of the University’s Shapiro Award for Academic Excellence and the president of Princeton University Language Project (PULP). At Oxford, she plans to pursue the M.Phil. in Development Studies.


Katharine Reed ’19 is majoring in history and will pursue a M.Phil. in Development Studies at the University of Oxford. Photo courtesy of Office of Communications.


This story is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.

The story has been corrected to include an accurate number of Rhodes Scholarship recipients from the University in 2015. The Daily Princetonian regrets the error.

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