Flory, of Nokesville, Va., is majoring in intellectual history in Penn Arts and Sciences. A former columnist at The Daily Pennsylvanian, Flory has been a recipient of the John Thouron Summer Research Prize and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award.
He is fluent in French, German and Italian and has lived and worked around the world, including a year working for the U.S. Department of Defense. In addition to his interest in languages, Flory is a pianist and he was a soloist with the Vienna Boys Choir.
He is the sole recipient of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship this year and the first from Penn since the program’s introduction in 2011.
Additional information about the Michel David-Weill program is available at http://www.usscpo.org/scholarship-awards. More information for Penn students interested in applying for this scholarship can be found at http://www.upenn.edu/curf/fellowships/fellowships-directory/david-weill-scholarship.