Rebecca Heywood
Rebecca Heywood
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Louisville, Colo.
Team: Colorado Junior Crew

2011-12: Rowed in varsity 8, sitting in the five seat … CRCA National Scholar Athlete ... Patriot League Women’s Rowing Academic Honor Roll.

2010-11: Sat in seventh seat of varsity 8 boat … CRCA national scholar athlete.

Off the water: Majoring in civil engineering with a concentration in urban studies and planning … internship at Kittelson & Associates … research at the Institute of Engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City … research in Bowring Geochronology Lab … Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship … Robert C. Byrd Scholarship … Foundation for Global Scholars Scholarship … The Leo (Class of 1924) and Mary Grossman Award … co-founder and water team project leader for Engineers without Borders

High School: 2008 graduate of Boulder High School … 1st place in women’s pair at 2008 Row the Rockies … 2nd place in varsity 8+ at 2008 Row the Rockies … 1st place in youth 4+ at 2007 Head of the Oklahoma … 3rd place in youth 8+ at 2007 Head of the Oklahoma … 2nd place in junior 4+ at 2007 Frostbite Regatta … 2nd place in junior 8+ at 2007 Frostbite Regatta … National Merit finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction … member of Mensa Czech Republic … Thomas J. Watson memorial scholarship … Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship … Diana Mossip memorial scholarship