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Kate Petty, Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient, University of Denver, Colorado

Kate Petty, our Study Abroad Scholarship recipient, is a second year student at the University of Denver, Colorado, studying Biology with an emphasis on ecology and conservation biology. Kate will be studying abroad this coming fall in Bocas del Toros, Panama, learning about tropical island biodiversity, including the relations that the coastal environment has with […]

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Karen Dickinson, Graduate Achiever Scholarship, Methodist Institute of Technology Innovation and Education

Karen Dickinson is currently at the ACS-AEI (American College of Surgeons-Accredited Educational Institute) Surgical Simulation Fellow at MITIE (Methodist Institute of Technology Innovation and Education), Houston. Her clinical areas of interest are Surgical Education and Esophagogastric surgery. Her main goal? To improve the quality of surgical education in this country. Congratulations, Karen!

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Josh Perez, Graduate Achiever Scholarship Recipient, California Lutheran University

I am a native Californian who began my career working at a CPA firm while I was in school completing my scholastic pursuits.  I ultimately graduated with distinction as a Summa Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from California State University Northridge (CSUN).  In addition, I have three additional […]

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Hollis Thompson, Member Spotlight Scholarship Recipient, Stephen F. Austin State University

For many people, education is a value, an issue, or an obstacle. In my experience, however, education is a way of life and a means of empowering and inspiring people to live fuller lives. I strive to live out this belief in education through my roles as both an academic and artist. I am currently […]

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Denisse Hernandez, Undergraduate Achiever Scholarship Recipient, Cal State Long Beach

My name is Denisse Hernandez, and I am about to transfer to Cal State Long Beach for Fall 2019 with a Studio Arts AA-T Degree. I have always considered myself an artist and a visual storyteller. I work in multiple media, primary making drawings, paintings, digital illustrations, and web comics, but my ultimate passion is […]

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Dakota Lynne Beard, Member Spotlight Scholarship Recipient, Washington State University Vancouver

Dakota Lynne Beard is a photographer, social media manager, lifestyle and travel blogger, and student at Washington State University Vancouver. After graduating high school, she chose to take a gap year to explore the opportunities available to her in the creative world. With a strong interest in photography, she embraced the time outside of school […]

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Christin Davidson, Core Values Scholarship Recipient, Ball State University

I am Christin Davidson. I am currently a sophomore at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. I am majoring in Finance and plan to pursue a career in being a financial consultant. Throughout my freshman year I made the Dean’s List both Fall and Spring semester. I also participated in Alpha Lambda Delta, which is […]

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Chiquita Jackson, Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient, University of Kansas

My name is Chiquita Jackson and I am a First-Generation college student studying Political Science, African American Studies, and Social Justice on a pre-law track. I was the first person in my family to graduate high school and attend college which was a major milestone for my family.  As a result, I am self-supporting and […]

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Cassidy Kennedy, Undergraduate Achiever Scholarship Recipient, Eastern Washington University

My name is Cassidy Kennedy and I am just finishing my freshman year at Eastern Washington University this spring. My college experience has been pretty smooth sailing so far. I’m a member of the EWU Fastpitch team and plan to be for four years here. I’m planning to declare as a Business and Marketing Secondary […]