When Empathy Goes Viral

How Nathan Alexander is Creating Social Justice Through Mathematics

Adriana Nazarko: Committed to the Common Good

Whether she’s building an app to register viral and bacterial genetic codes, empowering youth through FLASTEM, or getting hospital patients to the ER, it’s all about helping others.

Kai Kight

Finding Your Combination

“When it comes to your life – personally and your community and your business – are you writing new music?” This was the question posed to guests at the 27th annual Coca-Cola Scholars Banquet just before 2010 Coca-Cola Scholar Kai Kight took the stage. Beginning with an original violin piece, Kai wowed the crowd with his…

From Obstacles to Opportunity

Nothing—not even suffering from two brain tumors and a stroke—is going to stop 2008 Coca-Cola Scholar Kelsey Tainsh from fulfilling her dreams. And as a motivational speaker, she’s determined to help others do the same. “Our hardest obstacles and challenges in life have the most rewarding opportunities, but not if we give up,” Kelsey says.…

Committed to the Curvy Road

What do you do?

It seems like such a straightforward question. But for 2008 Coca-Cola Scholar Will Thomason, there isn’t an easy answer.

Combining Two Passions to Improve Education

Amber Parks always felt like teaching was her calling. “I remember teaching my stuffed animals when I was a little girl,” she recalls. “There was never a question about what I would do.”