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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!

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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.

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Alumni Advisory Board Welcomes 7 New Members

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) was formed in 2006 by alumni Scholars to help support the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation’s mission and goals. Currently 15 alumni serve on the AAB on a 3 year rotation, and this month they were happy to welcome 7 new members.

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October 2016 Connections

Stanford Coke Scholars got together for pizza, sporting their Scholars Weekend shirts! Jessica Pasquarello (2015) and Maddie Dill (2014) co-presented with our president, Mark Davis, at The Coca-Cola Company’s UGA alumni group.

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Change Agents Invade Austin for 2016 Service Summit

What makes Coca-Cola Scholars special? They’re change agents – consistently putting their community first, leading by example, and serving others. With that in mind, 80 Scholars, alumni, spouses, and CCSF staff came together for a weekend in Austin, Texas, with one mission: make an impact.

Former US President Bill Clinton (center) stands with Winners, Leslie Ossete, Wyclife Omondi, Iman Cooper and Sonia Kabra of Team Magic Bus, from Earldom College, winner of the Hult Prize during the Hult Prize Finals and Awards Dinner 2016 at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, in New York. (Brian Ach/AP Images for Hult Prize Foundation)

September 2016 Accolades

Iman Cooper (2011) and a team of students from Earlham College were awarded the 2016 Holt Prize! The group created Magic Bus, an offline app which aims to increase public transportation efficiency in developing countries, and was awarded $1 million in seed funding to launch its operations in Kenya and the rest of Africa.