Andrea Eggleston named one of three USC Truman Scholar Finalists
Biomedical Engineering junior, Andrew Eggleston, has been named one of three Truman Scholar Finalists. Highly competitive and prestigious, the $30,000 Truman Scholarship is awarded to approximately 60 juniors nationally for superior academic ability, a strong record of service and leadership, and plans for careers in public service. Eggleston has served as the President and Treasurer of USC's chapter of Engineer Without Borders, and traveled to Ecuador to work on their "Group Irrigation and Public Health Project." She volunteers at the Good Samaritan Dental Clinic in Columbia as the Dental Clinic Manager, Dental Assistant, and Spanish-English Translator, and served as the President of the Predental Club at USC. She plans to pursue a doctorate in dental medicine, and spend her career as a dentist focused on oral health disparities in the United States. Eggleston will interview in Atlanta, GA on April 2 for the scholarship.