Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Congratulations to Lauren Pegues!

Lauren Pegues, a student at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has received a scholarship from the Critical Languages Scholarship Program to study Arabic this summer. This very selective program is sponsored by the United States Department of State and Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and is administered by the Council of American Overseas Research Centers(CAORC).

The CLS Program is part of the National Security Language Initiative (NSLI), a U.S. government interagency effort to increase the number of Americans studying and mastering critical need foreign languages.

For more information about Lauren's achievement, please click here.