Rancho Santa Fe resident graduates from GWU summa cum laude


Rancho Santa Fe resident Mia Sher graduated with highest honors from The George Washington University in Washington DC with a bachelor of arts degree summa cum laude in art history. The spring commencement ceremony was held on the National Mall.

During her four years of study, Sher maintained an average of 3.9 and was in the top 5 percent of a graduating class of 3,500. She was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Society, an academic honor society that celebrates and advocates excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

Sher will be attending graduate school in the fall at Georgetown University in an art/business program with a focus on museum studies. The master’s degree program includes six months of study at Sothebys Auction House in London. Sher was in the first graduating class at Canyon Crest Academy.