Ever since she can remember, Stefni Richards has been interested in different cultures.
“I’ve helped a lot of international students, and I’ve interacted outside of the American community here,” she said. “I’ve interacted with people from almost every country, and I’ve learned different cultures and customs that will last me through the rest of my life.”
Now, as a Fulbright scholar
, she is headed to Malaysia to teach English. She will be an English teaching assistant for 20 hours a week and plans to teach younger children after-school programs to raise awareness of foreign language education.
The Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. In 2012, WVU had record number of four Fulbright honorees.