Daron Roberts (1997) traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, where he served as the keynote for an event to benefit Feeding South Dakota sponsored by two businesses owned by Coca-Cola Scholar Jolene Loetscher (1997). Manaal Ali (2016) is part of Jolene’s mayoral campaign as well. Click through to learn more about Daron and Jolene. Pictured from left to right: Manaal Ali, Jolene Loetscher, and Daron Roberts
The 30-member Program Reading Committee gathered at Emory University in Atlanta January 18th-21st to read nearly 2000 Semifinalist applicants and recommend 250 to advance as Regional Finalists for interviews in February. Special thanks to Scholar alumni Eva Amesse (2007), Jamaal Barnes (2005), Devery Doran (2003), Mike Doughty (1993), Marc Guzman (2006), Kate Lash (2009), Michael Park (2007), and Carly Valenzuela (2009) who served on that committee.
Brandon Dale (2013) stopped by the Coca-Cola Headquarters to visit the CCSF team.
Brandon Hardy (2016) came to visit the Coca-Cola Headquarters. He was recently featured on the news for his school spirit at Notre Dame. Find out why he’s called the “Gold Jacket Guy.”
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!
Manaal Ali (2016) named 2018 Peace Scholar, Kate Weslar (2010) joins Broadway National Tour in Chicago, Mayor Michael Tubbs (2008) appears on CBS This Morning, and Daron Roberts (1997) article appears in Fortune Magazine.