Two awards for international study for Sewanee students were recently announced. Alex Macias has been awarded Sewanee’s fourth Fulbright award of the year, and Armonte Butler has been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry has been elected the 27th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. Curry is bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina, one of the University of the South’s owning dioceses. He was elected by the House of Bishops and confirmed by the House of Deputies on June 27, 2015.