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Brittany Fox, Class of 2008

Member of the Keystone Honors Academy.

Completed a Master's in International Affairs at Columbia University. Currently pursuing her Ph.D in Sociology at Columbia University.


Brittany Fox is a first generation college graduate, and from low socio-economic status. Lacking resources, Brittany has achieved by relying on her own talents, drive and abilities, and she has done so with tremendous grace. Brittany’s academic credentials stand out, as she maintained a 4.0 cumulative grade point average at Cheyney University, earning her the highest distinction of valedictorian of her graduating class. As a result of her consistently strong academic performance, Brittany was the recipient of several academic-based scholarships and awards. Additionally, upon her graduation, Brittany was named a recipient of an award from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, recognizing her as one of top two graduates within the entire State System.  Amongst her many accomplishments, she was the first Cheyney University student to receive the U.S. State Department sponsored Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for her studies abroad at Cambridge University. She took on many leadership roles while an undergraduate student, including serving as the President of the Senior Cass, President of the Keystone Honors Society Council, and President of the Pre-Law Society.

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