Miriam Halachmi Prize for Excellence in Modern Hebrew Winner: Rachel Hechler
The 2016-17 winner of the Miriam Halachmi Prize is Rachel Hechler. Rachel is a rising Sophomore from Tenafly, New Jersey. She is a student in Peabody College, majoring in Human and Organizational Development following a Health and Human Services Track. She is interested in pursuing a career in the social sciences, specifically as a psychologist. She is an active member of the Jewish community at Vanderbilt, and attends services held by both Chabad and Hillel.