Presented to outstanding history majors.
Edwin Delgado is a senior at George Mason University. He is currently studying history, with a concentration in US history. Edwin was born and raised here in Northern Virginia, but his family is from El Salvador. He enjoys watching and playing football. When he is not rooting for the Washington Football Team, he spends most of his time with family and friends. One of his favorite things to learn about in history are battles. He plans on graduating in the fall of 2021 and becoming the first in his family to receive a college degree. Once he graduates, he hopes to find a job in the government.
Desiree Hampton is a junior working towards her BA in history, with the intention of entering the accelerated master’s in education program here at George Mason University. Hampton has been on the dean’s list every semester between fall 2018 and fall 2020, participates in academic fraternities on campus, and was invited to the National Honors Society for history for her consecutively high GPA. After Mason, Hampton hopes to teach in international schools, which would give her the opportunity to pursue two of her inspirations: traveling and teaching. She also aims to one day found her own non-profit education program, for girls subjected to sex trafficking in third world countries.