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June 2024 Accolades

2020 Coke Scholars Rohan Krishnan and Olivia Sally were highlighted by Yale News as exceptional members of the graduating class, Ben Schafer (2015) was awarded a Prize Teaching Fellowship, and D’Schon Simmons (2023) was elected President of Princeton’s Class of 2027.

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June 2024 Connections

CCSF hosted receptions with Scholars in Washington, DC; Portland; and Seattle.

May 2024 Accolades

Tej Patel (2021) was named a Truman Scholar and U.S. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (2002) was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.

May 2024 Connections

We celebrated the 2024 class of Coke Scholars with keynote speaker Carla Harris and the Leadership Development Institute alumni team facilitated leadership coaching and personal development on Friday and Saturday.

March 2024 Accolades

Carly Collette Steidl (2013) became a First Officer at United Airlines on the Boeing 737, Lillian Yu (2007) was a writer for the new movie Kung Fu Panda 4, Lawrence (Larry) Jia (2019) was selected as a Schwarzman Scholar, and more!

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Alumni Accolades March 2014

Alumni Accolades March 2014

Abbie Newton (2012) gave a TEDx talk in February about her experience running 150 miles through the Andes Mountains and Peruvian Amazon with the non-profit organization Impossible 2 Possible! Congrats to Michigan State University students and Coke Scholars Chelsea Rawe (2010), who was named the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources outstanding senior, and Liz…

Alumni Connections 2014

Alumni Connections 2014

Coke Scholars in Atlanta got together for a night at the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra recently! This spring, FSU Professor and 1997 Coke Scholar Wendi Adelson led a team of Florida State University law and medical students on a service learning trip to Immokalee, Florida. Wendi connected with Tori Bawel (2010) at last fall’s Coke Scholars…

Alumni Celebrations March 2014

Alumni Celebrations March 2014

Chris La (2009) married her college sweetheart, Andrew Wong, on December 28, 2013 in Cedar Hill, Texas at Hillcrest Baptist Church where they currently serve. They met during her freshman year (his sophomore year) at Dallas Baptist University. They now live in Dallas, Texas, where Chris is pursuing her master’s degree in occupational therapy and…

Alumni Accolades February 2014

Alumni Accolades February 2014

Congratulations to Derrius Quarles (2009), author of “Million Dollar Scholar”, who won the Tavis Smiley Social Innovation Competition! He will also be pitching at SXSW as a finalist in the Student Startup Madness. Congratulations to Gabby Mitchell (2008) who has been invited to join Teach for America in New York City as an Early Childhood Educator! A recruiter reached out to her…