School of Social Sciences and International Studies

Ashley E. Binns, '14

Department of Modern Languages Outstanding Senior, Chinese
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Ashley E. Binns is a senior English-TESOL major who fell in love with the Chinese language by being a language partner to a Chinese student her freshmen year. She was a peer mentor this past Fall semester, is a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, and the vice-president of the Chinese club.

Ashley is honored to receive this award and likes to thank her instructors for all their teaching and guidance. She would also like to thank all her Chinese friends at Wright State who have encouraged her and helped her not only with the language but also with the learning about the culture of China as well.

Ashley is currently working for Possum School and New Carlisle Elementary School during parent teacher conferences by translating for parents who speak Mandarin Chinese.

Ashley plans to go to China to teach English. She is also considering getting her Ph.D. in Chinese.

She resides in Huber Heights with her parents, two brothers, and her niece.


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