December 2019 Accolades

Katori Hall’s (1999) TINA: The Tina Turner Musical opened on Broadway in NYC, and Elizabeth Galbut’s (2007) SoGal Ventures partnered with Macy’s to create SoGifted, a female entrepreneur-focused destination for gifts.

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…

Alumni Connections February 2014

Alumni Connections February 2014

Coca-Cola Scholars in San Francisco were invited to be part of the San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade in February. Several local Scholars, family and friends joined Coca-Cola employees to celebrate the “Year of the Horse” in this annual parade. This year, they were especially proud to feature Jason Pate (2005) and Lily Mai (2011) on…