Sophie Wix (2014) was selected for a research-based Fulbright Award to the UK. She will do cancer research at Cambridge Institute in the UK this fall and is pursuing a 1-year MPhil in Medical Science studying breast cancer at Cambridge. Sophie is the first Trojan to be named a UK Fulbright Scholar in the USC History! “I would not have applied for the Fulbright had it not been for my fellow Coke Scholars motivating me to apply. This is arguably the most exciting time in cancer research, and I feel privileged to have the Coke Family to guide me on my journey,” said Sophie. (Photo/Gus Ruelas)
Michaella Gallina (2006) and Blitz won Champion at the National Show at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alberta. The two competed against professional and amateur riders and horses from all over the world.
Alissa Anderegg (2012, right), Miss Greater East Bay 2018, competed at the Miss California completion, placing in the Top 15, and was named the Miss America Community Service Winner for the second year. She connected with fellow 2012 Scholar Cara Mund (Miss America 2018) at the competition.
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.