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Ellicott City: Howard High grad finds niche in Germany as Fulbright Scholar

For more than 65 years, Fulbright scholarships have been awarded to our country's most accomplished students, scholars, teachers, artists and scientists.

Since its founding in 1946, 43 Fulbright alumni have been awarded the Nobel Prize and 81 have received Pulitzer Prizes. 

Recently, the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board announced that 2008 Howard High school graduate Jessica Gross was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Germany in an English Teaching Assistantship.

Gross now joins a prestigious group of Fulbright scholars awardees, including Lee Evans, Olympic Gold Medalist; Rita...