Mukilteo student graduates from Williams College | School brief

Jun 26, 2014

A student from Mukilteo has graduated from Williams College.

Sam Jeong, son of Gyusang Jeong and Donghi Lee of Mukilteo, received a bachelor’s degree in Chinese and sociology from Williams College at the college's 225th commencement exercises on Sunday, June 8.

The commencement address was delivered by entrepreneur, philanthropist and three-term New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.

During college, Jeong participated in the following activities: The Springstreeters, The Berkshire Symphony, Junior Advisor, Orientation Leader, Chinese TA, Tourguide, Williams Outing Club and the Williams Christian Fellowship.

He also received the following honors and prizes: Dean's List for all semesters, Chinese Government Scholarship, Dunbar Student Life Prize, Freeman Asia Scholarship, Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, Linen Grant and the Fulbright-Hays Scholarship.

Williams College was founded in 1793, as a liberal arts college.

In graduating from Williams, Jeong joins the oldest society of alumni in the world. Begun 29 years after the college's founding, today the society has more than 28,000 active members.

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-Edited by Beacon staff

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