Recipient profiles

Cole Cridlin

Fulbright ETA, 2012, France

Cole Cridlin taught English in the suburbs of Paris at the Lycée Evariste Galois a Sartrouville, an upper-level secondary school that prepares students for the baccalauréat degree required for admission to French universities. Cole, who is from King William, Va., graduated from VCU in 2011 with bachelor’s degrees in English, French and gender, sexuality and women’s studies. He stated that will in France he wanted to hone his French language skills through coursework at the Alliance Française and study French Theory. In addition, he volunteered with local organizations and activist groups, such as the Centre LGBT de Paris et Île de France.