Harvard dinner brings together donors and financial aid students

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 16:50 in Psychology & Sociology

For senior Caleb Ringkob, changing lives through medicine is more than just a career path; it’s a deeply personal commitment, and one he looks forward to pursuing thanks in large part to the generosity of donors to Harvard College’s financial aid program. The Currier House resident, who will graduate in May with a concentration in biomedical engineering, was one of five student speakers at the 13th annual Celebration of Scholarships dinner on April 5. “Having lost my father to ALS in high school, I am extremely passionate about making a tangible impact on the lives of patients suffering from disease,” Ringkob said. “Harvard has allowed me to pursue that dream through the seemingly limitless opportunities offered, both within and outside of my STEM discipline.” Several other students joined Ringkob in speaking to a packed house at Annenberg Hall. Another student, Sasha Yakub ’20 performed the last movement of J.S. Bach’s sonata for...

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