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LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman is among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes Scholars to pursue two or three years of post-graduate study at Oxford University.

Aryn Frazier from Laurel, Maryland is a senior at the University of Virginia, where she is double-majoring in African-American and African Studies and the Honors Program of the Department of Politics.

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Frazier is president of the university's Black Student Alliance, is involved with the Legal Aid Justice Center's youth leadership program and has run for several elected offices.

Frazier is a Jefferson Scholarship recipient and a peer adviser for the Office of African American Affairs. She is a contributing columnist for the Cavalier Daily, an independent student newspaper, and the recipient of the NAACP at UVA Outstanding Leader Image Award.

The Rhodes Trust announced the recipients Sunday.

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