Ashley came to study Arabic through her passion for history. She currently works as a tour guide in museums and historic sites like Ford's Theatre and President Lincoln's cottage. She hopes to eventually use her Arabic skills to write, research, or work in education. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys traveling, watching films, reading, and writing. She is also the recipient of the Maryland Transfer Scholarship.
Joshua loves to study languages and has found that Arabic is a beautiful language which gives him insight into an interesting and diverse culture. He hopes to combine his Arabic skills with his interest in history in a future career. In his spare time, Joshua enjoys writing and playing guitar. He is also the recipient of the Transfer Academic Excellence Scholarship.