ROXBURY, NJ - Former Roxbury High School student Kacie Hoaglund, Class of 2013 was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship on March 15.

Hoaglund received a grant to work as an English teaching assistant in Spain to foster mutual understanding between American and Spanish culture. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is one of the largest and most renowned U.S. exchange programs for student and young professionals.

The Fulbright Board places its confidence in the recipient to fulfill Senator Fulbright’s goal to develop international understanding. This effort depends on a commitment from Fulbright grantees to establish open communication and long-term cooperative relationships.

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As a Fulbright recipient and a representative of the United States, individuals will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with international partners in educational, political, cultural, economic, and scientific fields.

The Fulbright Board hopes the recipient will engage directly as well in the local community throughout the Fulbright exchange. In so doing, they will exemplify the qualities of service, leadership, and excellence that have been hallmarks of this program for 70 years.