Jacquelyn E. Tufts ’21: Pacific University’s Outstanding Senior in the Humanities
Jacquelyn E. Tufts ’21 has been named Pacific University’s Outstanding Senior in the Humanities.
Tufts, who is from Portland, Ore., double majored in creative writing and Spanish and studied abroad in Argentina, where they published a translation piece on COVID-19. They also worked as a translator and English teaching assistant at the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina.
Tufts also led efforts supporting the West Tuality Habitat for Humanity as philanthropy chair and president of Delta Chi Delta.
As a sophomore, Tufts was awarded the Irving Story Memorial Award, a scholarship for English students named in honor of late Pacific University English professor Irving Story, and was chosen along with three other creative writing students to attend the prestigious Boldface Conference for Emerging Writers.
The child of alumna Sara Tanner ’93, Tufts received an Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship.