Each year, our new class of Scholars is given the opportunity to celebrate teachers and mentors who have had a significant impact on their intellectual and personal development with our Educator of Distinction award. Below are photos from some of the Scholars and their EOD honorees.
Katie Gardner (2017) and Educator of Distinction Lesley Allen from Fayetteville High School in Arkansas.
Educator of Distinction Judith P. Mohan and Tejas Sekhar (2017) from St. Louis Priory School in St. Louis, MO.
Educator of Distinction Merritt Robinson and Scholar Lydia Mason (2017) from duPont Manual High School in Louisville, KY.
Cade Slaughter (2017, R) with his local Coca-Cola bottler at Sacred Heart Catholic High School in Hattiesburg, MS.
Educator of Distinction Emily Vigen with Lucia Boyd (2017) and her local Coca-Cola bottlers at Loyola College Prep in Shreveport, LA.
Justin J. Pearson (2013) had a Resolution given to him in the Tennessee State Senate by State Senator Lee Harris for the summer enrichment program and Courtney Thurston (2015) has been named as a Goldwater Scholar.
Kate Sullivan (1994), Kristina Ellis (2005), Derrius Quarles (2009) and Sunny Sandhu (2016) made up an exclusively Scholar panel that discussed scholarships at the 2018 Scholly Summit in Chicago. Christopher Gray (2010 Scholar and founder of Scholly) put this event on and invited them to speak. Chance the Rapper and Jessie Williams were also in attendance. And more scholars connected across the country!