The Honors College of the College of Charleston announces post-graduation plans for the inaugural class of William Aiken Fellows. The William Aiken Fellows Society is a group of highly capable students who demonstrate success in the pursuit of national and international opportunities reserved for top scholars. The 14 students who comprised this inaugural class have a distinguished list of post graduate activities including a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar in Morocco and two Peace Corps appointees, as well as acceptances into graduate or professional school and prestigious internships. Throughout their college careers, William Aiken Fellows work closely with the dean and associate dean of the Honors College and with the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards to develop an academic and professional portfolio. Fellows participate in numerous programs designed to create leadership opportunities, enrich their academic experience and prepare them for graduate work and beyond. Students who receive this impressive designation participate in monthly conversations with scholars, professional skill-building workshops, and individual mentoring sessions focused on the development of the personal essay, interviewing skills and academic goal setting. Elizabeth Atkinson will work with the non-profit Partners in Action before going to the Charleston School of Law in the fall. Kristin Fabian will pursue her Master’s Degree in Accounting at the University of Virginia. Laura Ferguson has applied for the Peace Corps Master’s International Program to study in Centeral/South America working in marine-protected areas. Stephen Harden will attend the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Medicine. LA Jacobs will pursue her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Georgia. Iris Kemp will attend the University of Washington with a full scholarship to study marine biology. Becky Kyle will work the Americorps-Boston. Candace Leibman will attend the University of South Carolina where she will purse a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Kalen McNabb will pursue his Master of Science in Historic Preservation at the University of Pennsylvania. Farah Moustafa will attend medical school at Wake Forest University. Daniel Ritter will attend graduate school with plans to study either political science or economics. Joe Saei will study Arabic in Rabat, Morocco as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, and then join the Peace Corps working in Morocco. Erin Smith will work as an intern with Washington Closure Hanford in Richland, WA, within the environmental department and coordinating with the eco/cultural resources group. Erin Wooten will pursue her Master of Art in Teaching at The Citadel.