NCAS-M Fellows and Project Manager Inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

NCAS-M II congratulates four Center-affiliated Howard University students recently inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

  1. Anaiya Reliford, a PhD student in Atmospheric Sciences and current NCAS-M II fellow (Cohort 1);
  2. Lauren L. Taylor, a PhD student in Sociology and current NCAS-M II fellow (Cohort 1); 
  3. Kirsten Sims, a PhD student in Atmospheric Sciences and former NCAS-M fellow (Cohort 5); and 
  4. Jimisha Relerford, a PhD student in English and current NCAS-M II Project Manager.

The Bouchet Society is named for Edward Alexander Bouchet, who in 1876 became the first African American graduate of Yale and the first African American to earn a doctorate in the United States. The students, selected for their outstanding achievements in scholarship, advocacy, and service, were recognized at formal induction ceremonies at both Howard and Yale Universities and participated in an academic conference at Yale.

Learn more about Howard’s ten 2024 Bouchet Society inductees here.