Arvada’s Teuscher awarded Fulbright

Posted 6/5/18

Arvada resident Will Teuscher, 23, son of Stuart Teuscher and Dr. Michelle Barz, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 2018-2019 academic year. He will teach English in Germany during the next school …

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Arvada’s Teuscher awarded Fulbright

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Arvada resident Will Teuscher, 23, son of Stuart Teuscher and Dr. Michelle Barz, was awarded a Fulbright grant for the 2018-2019 academic year. He will teach English in Germany during the next school year before starting medical school.

Teuscher graduated cum laude from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on May 21, with a double major in Medicinal Chemistry and German. While at Wake Forest, Teuscher conducted undergraduate research on antibody drug conjugates and spent the summer of his junior year studying German at the Goethe Institute in Berlin. He worked in Residence Life as a resident adviser his last two years of college. Teuscher, an avid runner, also found time to train for and complete the 2017 Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Marathon.

Teuscher’s sister, Alexa, 20, a graduate of Arvada West High School, is an undergraduate at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

The Fulbright Program offers research, study and teaching opportunities in more than 160 countries to recent graduates and graduate students. It is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the United States government and is designed to build relations between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries that are needed to solve global challenges.

Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected on the basis of academic and professional achievements as well as a record of service and demonstrated leadership in their respective fields. The Fulbright Program is funded through an annual appropriation made by U.S. Congress to the U.S. Department of State. Participating governments and host institutions, corporations and foundations around the world also provide direct and indirect support to the program.

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