A St. John’s man has been named as the province’s recipient for the 2018 Rhodes Scholarship.
Michael O’Keefe is completing a Bachelor of Music at MUN, with a double major in trumpet and musicology.
The Rhodes Scholarship comes with the opportunity to study at Oxford University, one of the top universities in the world.
O’Keefe is a Senator on the University Senate and is a board member of the Sutdents’ Union Board of Directors. He’s also won numerous awards as a musician.
I am so honoured and excited to say that I have been selected as the 2018 Rhodes Scholar for Newfoundland and Labrador!
I could not have accomplished this without the support of so many family members, friends, and mentors. Thank you all!
Onwards to Oxford! pic.twitter.com/hnfVdleAsd
— Michael O'Keefe (@mokeefeofficial) November 17, 2017