Merrill Ward Merrill Ward is a member of the Elon University Periclean Scholars Class of 2011 and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies in May 2011. Following graduation, Merrill will be purs- ing a J.D. at Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, North Carolina, with an anticipated graduation in 2014. Merrill was also honored to receive the prestigious Presidential Scholarship at Elon School of Law and is extremely grateful for this opportunity and looking forward to beginning law school in the Fall. Over the past few years, Merrill has focused her attention on the Panagala Junior School initiative in Periclean Scholars and has raised money to pro- vide this Sri Lankan school with school supplies, a library facility, and library books. In the future, Merrill will also be working with her fellow scholars to assist the school with extra furniture for the library, additional library books, playground equipment, and other school and facility needs. Merrill has thor- oughly enjoyed building a partnership with Panagala Junior school and the sur- rounding community and was also extremely grateful to have the opportunity to visit the school last January on her Winter Term trip to Sri Lanka.