Anne Waldrop, a 2012 Millsaps alumna, made the most of her collegiate experience, earning both all-conference honors in women's soccer and Phi Beta Kappa membership. A biochemistry major from Paducah, Ky., she played on the women's soccer team for four years and was active with the Faith and Work Initiative, Campus Ministry Team and Kappa Delta sorority.
In the summer of 2009, she studied French in Nice, France with fellow Millsaps students. In the winter of 2009, Waldrop participated in a service work trip to the Bahamas that was sponsored by Campus Ministry Team. The next summer, she studied anthropology and history in Vietnam and Cambodia in a class led by Dr. Bob McElvaine, professor of history at Millsaps College. Waldrop learned about tropical ecology and conservation during the Yucatán winter 2011-2012 intersession. Aside from Millsaps-sponsored study abroad trips, Waldrop managed to backpack through India with some of her sorority sisters.
Waldrop (center) in Yucatán
During the summer of 2011, Waldrop interned at the National Institutes of Health with the National Cancer Institute. She was first-author on a poster presented at an international conference in the Republic of Mauritius.
Waldrop was among four seniors inducted into the Millsaps Hall of Fame in 2012. Waldrop will spend next year studying French at the Sorbonne in Paris as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship recipient. She plans to enter George Washington University Medical School in the fall of 2013.