Natalie Palmquist, a senior in civil engineering from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, was named as a finalist for the 2019 Rhodes Scholarship, which allows recipients to pursue graduate studies at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Only 32 U.S. students are chosen for the annual scholarship.
The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has produced two of Auburn’s five Rhodes Scholars.
Hugh Long, ’49 electrical engineering, received the scholarship in 1948. Matthew Rogers, ’18 software engineering, became a Rhodes Scholar in 2017.