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Rhodes Scholar has Warren County connection
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Rachel Marie Woodlee, a Wofford College senior volleyball player from Greer, S.C., was selected Saturday for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and will attend the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom as part of the class of 2013.Woodlee was invited to St. Louis, Mo., over the weekend as one of 12 finalists for the scholarship representing District 12 (South Carolina, Arkansas, Kansas, Mississippi and Missouri). She competed against nearly 200 national finalists from a pool of about 830 applicants from more than 300 American colleges and universities for the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship award in the world.“I’ve never been so excited about anything in my entire life,” Woodlee said Saturday after her selection. “This is such a life-changing experience.