Ashani Parker Coviello ’20 is currently a graduate student in Linguistic Anthropology at the University of Michigan. Ashani was a Westover Scholar with majors in psychology and liberal arts and minors in museum studies, history, and archaeology. She also worked at the Daura Museum and Historic Sandusky, and had a summer internship at the Smithsonian Institution. As a senior she was also name the Sommerville Scholar, the University’s highest academic award.
Will Tharp ’19 received a Master’s in History from Virginia Commonwealth University and now an historic interpreter at Colonial Williamsburg and adjunct professor at Brightstone Community College. Will’s article “A Walk Through Williamsburg: Slavery and Freedom in a Colonial Capital” was published in the November/December issue of Legacy , the journal of the National Association of Interpretation.
Congratulations to John Garrison Marks ’10 (history and museum studies, Westover Honors) on the publication of his book Black Freedom in the Age of Slavery. John Marks is a 2010 grad (history and museum studies, Westover Honors) who went on to receive a PhD from Rice University in 2016. He is now Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, for the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH).