Sarah A. Skinner

Background

A quick profile on Sarah A. Skinner.

 

Portrait

Profile

  1. Naval Academy
    • Sarah A. Skinner is a senior at the United States Naval Academy, where she majors in political science
    • Skinner has held multiple leadership posts at the Naval Academy and currently serves as a company commander responsible for 150 midshipmen
    • Skinner’s honors thesis examines the role of “middle powers” in international competition and their capacity to mitigate hegemonic war.
  2. Rhodes Scholars
    • From Atlanta, Georgia she is among this year’s 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars.
    • In 2022, Ms. Skinner will attend the University of Oxford
    • At Oxford, she plans to complete a Master of Philosophy degree in International Relations.
    • The class of U.S. Rhodes scholars for 2022 includes the largest number of women ever selected for the scholarship in one year
  3. Student-Athlete
    • She joined the rugby team having never played the sport and last year was one of five finalists for the Sorenson Award, given to the nation’s top female collegiate rugby player.
    • She is currently the rugby team captain and was selected for USA Rugby’s Olympic Development Program.

 

Referenced Work

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    • Naval Academy student from Atlanta selected as Rhodes Scholar
      Link

 

Parting Shot

Yo, if you ask me, I will say home girls be running up the score.
You are far away ahead, yet I see you keep the midnight oil burn

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