Awards & Distictions

Chelsea Jackson Emory student named 2018 Rhodes Scholar
Awards & Distictions

Emory student named 2018 Rhodes Scholar

Emory University senior Chelsea Jackson is one of 32 American college students selected as a 2018 Rhodes Scholar. Jackson, a political science and African American Studies double major in Emory College of Arts and Sciences, is the university’s 20th student to be selected for the prestigious scholarship that provides all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford in England. She also is the fourth

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Taequann Davidson
Awards & Distictions

Aspiring Artist Finds Affirmation Through Kennedy Center Internship

For aspiring musical artist Taequann Davidson ’18, it was a defining moment in his internship when the stars aligned for his personal and professional goals. As the music world weighed in that LL Cool J would make history as the first rap musician to be saluted at the Kennedy Center Honors, Davidson saw a brighter future for his career goals. Having spent four months interning at the John F. Kennedy Center for

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Ashley Sotelo
Awards & Distictions

Future UCLA student overcomes family challenges with deportation, gangs, jail, drugs

As a middle schooler, Ashley Sotelo was following an all too familiar path. Her brothers skirted in and out of trouble. Her parents, who had little education, struggled to make ends meet. And Sotelo and her friends just drifted. “I thought maybe smoking weed was cool,” said Sotelo. “I hung out with the wrong crowd.” By the time she was in the seventh grade, her two older brothers had dropped

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