June 2017 Connections

Over 75 Coke Scholars, alumni, and special guests joined us in Washington, DC, for a reception this month! Ken Harbaugh (1992), former CEO of Team Rubicon Global and Ohio Congressional Candidate, inspired the group with the call to “go chase dragons.”

Over 75 Coke Scholars, alumni, and special guests joined us in Washington, DC, for a reception this month! Ken Harbaugh (1992), former CEO of Team Rubicon Global and Ohio Congressional Candidate, inspired the group with the call to “go chase dragons.” See more pictures on our Facebook page.

Our Alumni Advisory Board held their first #CokeScholarsDine events this month to give alumni an opportunity to connect over a fun meal. 5 Scholars joined the first meet up at Monsieur Benjamin in San Francisco on June 2, including Derrick Mar (2012), Kevin Chung (1990), Lucy Guo (2014), Justin Friend (2009), and Elliot Koss (2003). Big thanks to Derrick, Kevin, and Lucy for hosting!

Our Alumni Advisory Board held their first #CokeScholarsDine events this month to give alumni an opportunity to connect over a fun meal. 5 Scholars joined the first meet up at Monsieur Benjamin in San Francisco on June 2, including Derrick Mar (2012), Kevin Chung (1990), Lucy Guo (2014), Justin Friend (2009), and Elliot Koss (2003). Big thanks to Derrick, Kevin, and Lucy for hosting!

The second #CokeScholarsDine event was at Mama Lion in Los Angeles on June 15. Gloria Lee (1997), Albert Lawrence (2000), Brady Beaubien (2000), and Kevin Chung (1990) hosted, and Gabe Ren (2016), Preston Hopson (1994), Cristen Lim, Nicole Cordova (2001), Gloria Lee (1995), Johanna Sanchez (1999), LaToya Franklyn (2003), Daria Ibn-Tamas (1992), and David Buckholtz (1993) attended.

The second #CokeScholarsDine event was at Mama Lion in Los Angeles on June 15. Gloria Lee (1997), Albert Lawrence (2000), Brady Beaubien (2000), and Kevin Chung (1990) hosted, and Gabe Ren (2016), Preston Hopson (1994), Cristen Lim, Nicole Cordova (2001), Gloria Lee (1995), Johanna Sanchez (1999), LaToya Franklyn (2003), Daria Ibn-Tamas (1992), and David Buckholtz (1993) attended.

Scholars and alumni came together for dinner and a Coke in St. Louis! Mark, Jamie, and Jeremy from the CCSF team were happy to have the opportunity to join them while in town for the USPAA | Undergraduate Scholars Program Administrators Association conference.  Big thanks to Julia Li (2006) and her family for treating everyone to a yummy meal at their restaurant, Lulu Seafood and Dim Sum.

Scholars and alumni came together for dinner and a Coke in St. Louis! Mark, Jamie, and Jeremy from the CCSF team were happy to have the opportunity to join them while in town for the USPAA Undergraduate Scholars Program Administrators Association conference. Big thanks to Julia Li (2006) and her family for treating everyone to a yummy meal at their restaurant, Lulu Seafood and Dim Sum.

Jason Feldman (1990), his partner, brother, nephews, and triplets (age 13) visited Coca-Cola headquarters while in town for a family reunion.

Jason Feldman (1990), his partner, brother, nephews, and triplets (age 13) visited Coca-Cola headquarters while in town for a family reunion.

Joy Sparrowhawk (2000) met up with Hilary Corna (2003) and friends in Paris.

Joy Sparrowhawk (2000) met up with Hilary Corna (2003) and friends in Paris.

Hilary also met up with Gabbi Lewin (2008) for her birthday celebration in Austin!

Hilary also met up with Gabbi Lewin (2008) for her birthday celebration in Austin!

Fellow Coke Scholars and Presidential Leadership Scholars Daron Roberts (1997) and Rudy Fernandez (1991) connected at the Presidential Leadership Scholars program meeting in Austin.

Fellow Coke Scholars and Presidential Leadership Scholars Daron Roberts (1997) and Rudy Fernandez (1991) connected at the Presidential Leadership Scholars program meeting in Austin.

 

Sophia Wix (2014) sent us a bunch of photos of “mini reunions” she’s had with Coca-Cola Scholar friends around the country this year, including:

Sophia Wix, (2014), Chris Biehn (2014), Jordan's Elist (2013), and Roshan Desai (2013) in Los Angeles by USC.

Sophia, Chris Biehn (2014), Jordan’s Elist (2013), and Roshan Desai (2013) in Los Angeles by USC.

Sophia and Wylie Mao (2014) visited for a family dinner in Arizona as he was road tripping across America.

Sophia and Wylie Mao (2014) visited for a family dinner in Arizona as he was road tripping across America.

LA Coke Scholars Miahuatl Kuauhtzin (2014), Sophie, Yash Gupta (2014), Demi Kelly (2014), Cooper Yerby (2015), and Jordan's Elist (2013).

LA Coke Scholars Miahuatl Kuauhtzin (2014), Sophia, Yash Gupta (2014), Demi Kelly (2014), Cooper Yerby (2015), and Jordan’s Elist (2013).

Ari Krasner (2014) and Sophia in Washington, DC, while visiting his school, George Washington University.

Ari Krasner (2014) and Sophia in Washington, DC, while visiting his school, George Washington University.

Sophia and Hope Arcuri (2014) exploring the Borough Market in London together.

Sophia and Hope Arcuri (2014) exploring the Borough Market in London together.

2014 Scholars Demi Kelly, Miahuatl, Sophia, and Manj Daniel at Cafe Gratitude in Los Angeles.

2014 Scholars Demi Kelly, Miahuatl Kuauhtzin, Sophia, and Manj Daniel at Cafe Gratitude in Los Angeles.

Gabe Unruh (2014) and Sophia got lunch during her break at the American Association for Cancer Rehearsal Conference in April in Washington, DC.

Gabe Unruh (2014) and Sophia got lunch during her break at the American Association for Cancer Rehearsal Conference in April in Washington, DC.

2014 Scholars Aimee Tran, Yash Gupta, Akbar Khan, and Sophia at Berkeley for the USC vs. Berkeley game.

2014 Scholars Aimee Tran, Yash Gupta, Akbar Khan, and Sophia at Berkeley for the USC vs. Berkeley game.

Sohpia and Stelio Ropokis (2014) in Stanford when they explored San Francisco for spring break.

Sohpia and Stelio Ropokis (2014) in Stanford when they explored San Francisco for spring break.