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Frelicia Tucker

Hometown: Aiken, SC

high school: Aiken HS

college: Princeton University

MAJOR: Chemical Engineering

Frelicia Tucker is a rising sophomore at Princeton University. She is interested in completing a concentration in Computer Science with a certificate in African American Studies. After being a 3 sport athlete in high school and a Varsity Track and Field Athlete at Rice University, she now is a member of two dances organizations at Princeton. Also on campus, Frelicia is heavily involved with the Black Student Union and Incarceration and Incarceration adjacent activism. 

In the 2018 summer, she worked in the Franco- American Fulbright Commission office where she made the knowledge of American universities more accessible to French students with collaboration with the US embassy and prepared and  managed materials on Fulbright Grantees. In the summer of 2019, Frelicia traveled to Jishou, China, an area heavily populated by ethnic minorities,  as an English teacher for university students. Because of her work with students, Frelicia hopes to find work which aims to increase access to higher education for students in marginalized communities after she obtains her degree.

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