July 2020 Accolades

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs (2008) is the subject of a new HBO documentary “Stockton on My Mind,” and 2003 Scholars LaToya Franklyn and Albert Lawrence were part of a national Coca-Cola ad campaign.

Alumni Celebrations April 2014

Alumni Celebrations April 2014

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…