Sam Henthorn

Sam Henthorn ’20 is set to head to Bulgaria to teach English under the Fulbright Teaching Assistantship this year.

He was recently profiled in a Student International report, which you can read here.

“Earning this award was an extremely validating moment for me,” Henthorn said in the report. “I’m hoping this experience will grant me more opportunities to spend more time abroad and connect with others who are passionate about teaching and global service.”

A Classics major with a religion minor, Henthorn was a varsity letterman for the Little Giant track and field and cross country teams.

He was named was an Academic All-District selection by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Additionally, he earned North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country Runner-of-the-Year honors in 2019 and added the Indoor Track and Field Men’s Distance Runner-of-the-Year award at the conference championship meet in 2020. Henthorn won the men’s individual title at the 2019 NCAC Cross Country Championships.

He was also a member of the Sphinx Club, Cycling Club and Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

Henthorn was one of five current or former Wabash College students who recently accepted fellowships to locations in Europe and Asia. You can read about others who earned international fellowships in this report.