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Michael Fiorillo '14 Receives Fulbright Grant

May 5, 2014

Communications Staff

Michael Fiorillo ’14 has been awarded a 10-month English Teaching Assistantship in Brazil. Fiorillo, who is from East Lyme, Connecticut, is a history major with minors in Hispanic studies and economics. He says he wants to spend most of his time getting involved with the community in which he’s placed. “For me, it’s not a question about where do I plan to visit, but rather who can I come to know, what can I learn from my community, and how can I become involved.”

Fiorillo is currently enrolled in Portuguese 101. During his second year, he participated in an intensive Spanish language program in Guadalajara, Mexico. This year, he became a Spanish tutor for students at Langston Middle School in Oberlin. Fiorillo has played varsity men’s lacrosse for four years, and he has been team captain for the last two years.

After his Fulbright year, Fiorillo says he plans to gain more experience in law and policy.

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