AU graduates record number of Fulbright scholars

AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn University has broken a record now that a group of its graduates has been named Fulbright scholars.

Six graduates recently learned that they each had been awarded the prestigious scholarship.

Students have to be recommended for the national scholarship, which sends graduates across the world to teach English.

This is the first time in the school's history that Auburn has had six students achieve this goal.

The Fulbright scholars include Alyssa Patterson, Amanda Darnell, Hayley Carter, Katie Kirk, Kayla Frey and Sarah Pitts.

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