by Rebecca Arrington
Student first at U.Va. to
win Scottish fellowship
For a young man who dreams of becoming a judge one day, studying
ethics and philosophy at St. Andrews University, in the seedbed
of the Scottish Enlightenment, is a rare opportunity.
Meyerle, a graduating political and social thought major, is the
first U.Va. student to receive a fellowship from the St. Andrews
Society and one of only two award recipients nationwide who plans
to attend a Scottish university.
will earn a masters degree in literature, concentrating
hed like to work for a couple of years after getting his
masters degree, he plans to go to law school and start the
fifth generation of attorneys in his family. He intends to become
a litigator and go before juries, eventually winding up on the
St. Andrews Society of New York is one of the oldest clubs
in the United States, first established to help Scottish immigrants.
Meyerle, a native of Boulder, Colo., claims his Scottish heritage
on his mothers side.