Andres Oliver is the recipient of the Excellence in Language Studies award in Japanese. The ceremony was held on April 29, 2013. Andres started Japanese from scratch at Emory and went to study abroad in Kyoto with a prestigious Bridging Scholarship. He is a double major in Japanese and Creative Writing. He received highest honors in his thesis and Summa Cum Laude in Creative Writing. He is one of the fortunate students to be chosen for Salman Rushdie’s class this semester. His language skills and in-depth knowledge of Japan are truly among the best in our program. Omedeto! Oliver san.