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Rockefeller Leadership Fellow: John Howard '15

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This ongoing series introduces the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year. The Rockefeller Leadership Fellows (RLF) program provides fellows with resources in leadership theories and practical skills. Selected their Junior Spring, these Seniors take part in the workshops, dinner discussions, and team-building exercises as they gain a better understanding of the qualities and responsibilities necessary for leaders and successful leadership styles. Throughout the program, fellows learn from the insight and experience of distinguished guests as well as from each other.

John Howard '15 is a native of Salisbury, New Hampshire and a graduate of Proctor Academy in Andover, NH. At Proctor, Howard was valedictorian, a National Merit Scholar, and a United States Department of Education National Presidential Scholar semi-finalist. He captained several sports teams such as varsity soccer, winning MVPs and Coaches’ Awards in three different sports. At Dartmouth, Howard is an officer of Mediation at Dartmouth, vice president of the Dartmouth Ethics Society, and a member of the Ethics Bowl team. He is also a Dartmouth Outing Club Freshman Orientation Trip leader. Howard is Dartmouth’s Carnegie Institute for Ethics in International Affairs Ethics Fellow for the Future and was the Rockefeller Center’s inaugural Perkins Bass ’34 intern. Howard is pursuing an academic path that will enable him to contribute at the intersections where history, science, and economics meet law and public policy.

John Howard '15 is also the Program Assistant for the Rockefeller Leadership Fellows program.

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