As we begin the third year of Coke Scholar Coaching, coaches were trained in Atlanta and San Diego, and Pamit Surana (1989) and Kiera Peltz (2012) met up during his recent trip to LA.
JJ Jaxon’s new company, Mission MightyMe, won the Ideas Competition at Plywood Presents, a conference for start-ups doing good, and Clara Tsao (2009) received the highest-impact award for her work as a Presidential Impact Fellow at the White House.
While a 19-year-old midshipman, Megan solidified her passion by founding Barrels by the Bay, a nonprofit that inspires the next generation of community activists through a rain barrel environmental education program.
When high school senior Zach Karpovich asked his college counselor to write him a letter of recommendation for the Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship, he apologized for wasting their time, thinking he never stood a chance. Yet, this April, Karpovich joined 149 socially conscious, service-minded leaders and innovators in Atlanta as recipients of the $20,000 scholarship. Furthermore, among…
Sophie Wix (2014) won a Fulbright Award and will do cancer research at Cambridge Institute in the UK. “I would not have applied for the Fulbright had it not been for my fellow Coke Scholars motivating me to apply,” said Sophie.