Coke Scholars Recognized as Bright Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Game Changers

Each year, Forbes announces its 30 Under 30 list, naming 30 innovators in 20 different fields. Forbes named 6 Coca-Cola Scholar honorees – here’s how they’re positively impacting the world as leaders in their field.

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Coke Scholars and Staff at PRC

January 2017 Connections

We had 9 Coca-Cola Scholars join us as part of our Program Reading Committee, and Scholars Nilofer and Madison took a picture with the famous Coca-Cola polar bear.

Jacqueline Roman Named Sandy Williams Alumni Legacy Scholar

After receiving inspiring nominations from the Coca-Cola Scholars class of 2015, the Alumni Advisory Board has selected Jacqueline Roman to be the recipient of the Sandy Williams Alumni Legacy Scholarship.

Coke Scholars Take our Instagram to Haiti

Alice Park and Jany Brown took over our Instagram as they explored how to make an impact with Haiti Babi, an organization dedicated to keeping families together.

Coke Scholar Christopher Gray

December 2016 Accolades

Christopher Gray (2010) won a 2016 American Ingenuity Award as 1 of 17 people changing the Universe, and FreshPaper Inventor, Kavita Shukla (2002), has been invited to participate in the 2016 Nobel Prize Dialogues in Sweden.

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December 2016 Connections

Tory Bredt (2006) took her Coke Scholar shirt to New Zealand and Australia, and several Atlanta Scholars brought their families to The Coca-Cola Company office for a holiday visit.

2017 Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalists

These 1,914 students were selected from nearly 86,000 applicants to continue through our selection process with the opportunity of becoming a Coke Scholar.

Coke Scholar Michael Tubbs

November 2016 Accolades

Michael Tubbs (2008 Scholar and the first Alumni Legacy Scholar) was elected the youngest and first African American Mayor of Stockton, CA, his hometown, at 26, and Elise Stefanik (2002) was reelected as Congresswoman of New York’s 21st district!

November 2016 Connections

Nicole Knott (2003) met up with Joy Sparrowhawk (2000) for a Coke in Corsica, and Mark traveled to Omaha and Des Moines for receptions with Coke Scholars.