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West Point Rhodes Scholars

Calla Glavin
(Class of 2014, Company H-4, Birmingham, MI)
Rhodes Scholarship
Calla, a mathematics student, focuses on data analytics applied to the fields of fluid mechanics and sports. A lacrosse player and an avid hobby runner, Calla also spends her free time as the Editor-in-Chief of the West Point cadet newspaper. She enjoys community outreach activities as the president of the Society of Women Engineers and as a mentor in Big Brothers/Big Sisters.
Mauldin.jpg Erin Mauldin
(Class of 2014, Company I-1, Albuquerque, NM)
Rhodes Scholarship
Erin is an avid mountaineer, studies international history and grand strategy.  She serves as the First Regimental Commander - responsible for the military, academic, and physical development of over 1,100 cadets. Whether building a biogas anaerobic digester in Uganda, completing Commando School in France, or preparing to be an infantry officer, Erin enjoys bringing her passions for resource responsibility, the environment, and strategic thinking together to solve human security issues.
Kiley Hunkler
(Class of 2013, Company C-1, St. Louis, MO)
Rhodes Scholarship
Kiley is an engineering psychology major from St. Louis, MO. She has served as a Battalion Commander and Captain of the Women’s Lacrosse Team. Her research with short chain fatty acids won West Point’s Projects Day and the MIT Soldier Design Competitions. She has volunteered at regional hospitals in Ghana, and will attend medical school after she pursues an MSc in the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at Oxford.
Evan Szablowski
(Class of 2013, Company I-3, Bakersfield, CA)
Rhodes Scolarship
Evan is a Mathematics major from Bakersfield, California. He has researched Network Science approaches to economics in both the Czech Republic and Ethiopia and spent a semester abroad studying at Al-Akhawayn University in Morocco. He will study Applied Statistics at Oxford, focusing on data analytics and pattern recognition technologies. A future Military Intelligence officer, Evan hopes to pursue “Big Data” approaches to intelligence analysis within the US Military.
Alexandra Rosenburg
(Class of 2010, Company H-4, Honolulu, HI)
Truman Scholarship, Rhodes Scholarship
Alex is a sociology major from Honolulu, Hawaii.  She is a planning to attend medical school and serve as an Army psychologist.  Last summer, Alex volunteered at Tripler Army Medical Center working with veterans medical issues and this summer she is working in Gambia with the Crossroads Africa program.
Elizabeth A. Betterbed
(Class of 2010, Company F-1, Fox Island, WA)
Rhodes Scholarship
Liz is a Mechanical Engineering major at the Academy and plans to continue her studies of engineering at Oxford. She was a four-year member of the Army soccer team and interned at the Office of the Chief of Staff of the Army. She spent a semester studying in Guadalajara, Mexico and has also participated in foreign academy exchanges with Chile and Turkey. Upon graduation she will join the Army Corps of Engineers.
Josh Lospinoso
(Class of 2009, Company B-1, Florham Park, NJ)
Rhodes Scholarship, National Science Foundation Fellowship
Josh majored in Economics and Operations Research. At the University of Oxford, he will pursue a Doctorate of Philosophy in Statistics. In addition to branching Infantry, he conducted research for the National Security Agency and Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science while at West Point. Josh elected the Active Duty Military Deferral of the NSF Fellowship until later in his career.
Jason Crabtree
(Class of 2008, Company E-1, Kingston, WA)
Rhodes Scholarship

Jason has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship. Jason is a Civil Engineering major, and will be pursuing a two-year degree in Engineering Science researching expandable structures at Oxford. Jason is the First Captain of the Corps of Cadets, and enjoys SCUBA diving, mountaineering, and playing the guitar.
Timothy F. Simmons
(Class of 2007, Company D-3, Austin, TX)
Rhodes Scholarship
Timothy is an Economics major and currently serves as the Regimental Security and Public Affairs Officer. Last summer Timothy interned with the President’s Council of Economic Advisers and served as a temporary Signal Corps platoon leader at Fort Huachuca. He spends the majority of his free time running with the track team, where he specializes in the steeplechase. He also keeps a sketchbook. A future Aviation officer, Timothy hopes to earn an MPhil in Development Studies from Oxford.
Cheikh Mbengue
(Class of 2006, Company H-2, St. Lucia)
Rhodes Scholarship
CDT Cheikh Mbengue, hails from the beautiful Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. The 24 year old attended St. Mary's College (high school) and Sir Arthur Lewis Community College prior to attending USMA. CDT Mbengue played cricket for St. Mary's College and also holds a first degree black belt in Shotokan Karate. He has been playing the viola for over ten years and plays for St. Lucia's Carlos Mynns Community Orchestra. Cheikh is a Mechanical Engineering/Aeronautical Systems major.​
Jin Wang
(Class of 2005, Co. H-2, Singapore)
Rhodes Scholarship
Jin is a Civil Engineering major and an exchange cadet from Singapore. Currently the Command Sergeant Major for 2nd Regiment, Jin served last summer as the Battalion Commander for Operation Highland Warrior. He is the secretary for the International Cadet Club and enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures. Having served in the 1st Commando Battalion of the Singapore Armed Forces for two and a half years prior to West Point, Jin will return to his unit upon graduation from Oxford University where he will earn a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Mike April
(Class of 2005, Co. G-4, Colorado Springs, CO)
Rhodes Scholarship
Mike is a Chemistry major and currently serves as a Battalion Commander. Mike spent a semester on exchange at the United States Air Force Academy. His extracurricular activities include Special Olympics, tutoring, and American Chemical Society. Mike will pursue an MPhil in Medical Anthropology at Oxford prior to medical school. As a future Army doctor, Mike will promote healthcare reform in the Third World, particularly in countries in which the War on Terrorism is being fought.