Bruriah Graduate Chosen as Rhodes Scholar


rhodesFour current or former Princeton University students whose areas of study range from classics to mathematics have been named Rhodes Scholars for 2012.

Miriam Rosenbaum, Elizabeth Butterworth, Mohit Agrawal and Astrid Stuth are among 32 American students who will be awarded scholarships to attend Oxford University next fall.

Miriam Rosenbaum is a graduate of Bruriah High School in Elizabeth and Michlala in Yerushalayim. The Bronx, N.Y., resident is a senior pursuing a master’s degree in public affairs and plans to study public health.

Butterworth, of Auburn, Mass., is a senior classics major and plans to focus on comparative and international education. Agrawal hails from West Lafayette, Ind., and holds a mathematics degree from Princeton and has been studying economic policy evaluation at the University of Ireland. Stuth, from Hubertus, Wis., is a senior East Asian studies major who plans to study international relations.

{Noam Newscenter, WSJ}


  1. Just a point of information: Bruriah High School is the girls’ high school division the Jewish Educational Center in Elizabeth, NJ. We are very proud!