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Rachel Stewart

Global Studies and Political Science


Rachel Stewart, of McMinnville, Tennessee, is an aspiring diplomat who will major in global studies and political science. During high school, she tutored non-native English speakers and participated in a sister-cities exchange program in Japan. A semifinalist in the State Department’s National Security Language Initiative for Youth, she hopes to travel to Tajikistan this summer for a language immersion program. She is teaching herself Spanish, Japanese, Persian, and Kazakh. She was the captain of her school’s soccer, tennis, and quiz bowl teams; president of its Model United Nations; and founder of its Shakespeare Club.