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Agnes Scott grad nominated for big award

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Agnes Scott grad nominated for big award

Looking across the quad at Agnes Scott College. Photo by Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Scott_College#mediaviewer/File:Agnes_Scott_College_-_Across_the_quad.jpg
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Looking across the quad at Agnes Scott College. Photo by Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Scott_College#mediaviewer/File:Agnes_Scott_College_-_Across_the_quad.jpg

Looking across the quad at Agnes Scott College. Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agnes_Scott_College#mediaviewer/File:Agnes_Scott_College_-_Across_the_quad.jpg

Wasfia Nazreen graduated in 2006 and has been conquering mountains ever since.

According to Global Atlanta, she summited Everest in 2012. She has plans to climb at least one more as she completes her journey of climbing the highest mountain on every continent. Nazreen, who is from Bangladesh, has also worked for the United Nations, sticking up for the human rights of Tibetans.

Now she’s hitting another peak. According to Global Atlanta, Nazreen has been nominated for National Geographic’s “2015 People’s Choice Adventurer of the Year Award.”

Click here to see the full story from Global Atlanta. Voting ends on Jan. 31, 2015.

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