Two NC natives among 32 Rhodes Scholars

NORTH CAROLINA - Two students from North Carolina are some of this year's Rhodes Scholars.

Timothy Michael McGinnis of Charlotte is among the 32 American 2014 Rhodes Scholars announced Sunday by the Rhodes Trust. The scholarships provide all expenses for study at Oxford University in England.

McGinnis graduated in June from Princeton University. He works for the Wellbody Alliance, an organization that runs a health care clinic in Sierra Leone, and plans to study the history of science, medicine and technology at Oxford.

Charles Samuel Tyson of Chapel Hill is planning to study English at Oxford. The University of Virginia senior is studying political and social thought and English and is executive editor of The Cavalier Daily.

This year's Rhodes Scholars were selected from 857 applicants endorsed by 327 colleges and universities.

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