Cameron Thomas-Shah

Cameron Thomas-Shah2009 Undergraduate Pickering Fellow Cameron attends Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. While maintaining Deans List status, he has served in many leadership capacities including SGA Chief of Staff and Sophomore Class Vice President. Cameron is also a member of Morehouse College’s renowned Model UN team, a Bonner Community Service Scholar and a Resident Advisor in the W.E.B DuBois International House. Cameron is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, Sigma Iota Rho International Studies Honor Society, Golden Key, and National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He participated in the 2008 Public Policy Leadership Conference and serves as the Polemach (chapter president) of the Pi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

He thoroughly enjoys traveling, swimming, reading and volunteering in the Atlanta Public School system where he actively works to encourage and mentor disadvantaged youth. Cameron’s interest in the Foreign Service stemmed from his extensive travel experience. As a Pickering Fellow he will be enrolled in the Foreign Service as an Officer upon the completion of his academic requirements. Cameron has been to 21 countries, almost a third, of which he visited on Semester at Sea in the Spring of 2010, a program he was able to participate in because of the funding provided by the Pickering Program. He cites the Foreign Service as an opportunity to work and learn about the wonderful world around us.


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