Donald Upton is the Winter 2005 Scholarship Winner
Donald Upton is a junior at the University of Arkansas. He is double majoring in English and Anthropology. Donald is also pursuing a double minor in French and Classical Studies. He has been studying French since junior high school. Donald also enjoys writing short stories. He is very passionate about Anthropology and would like to pursue a PhD in Classical Archaeology.
Donald was awarded an honor scholarship to travel abroad and has studied at the University of Bristol in the UK. This gave him firsthand experience in his chosen field of study. Studying in Europe had been one of his lifelong goals; studying in the UK gave him the opportunity to learn about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. This is the story that led Donald to pursue his current academic path. He now has expanded his studies to include Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, among others.
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