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The Best Moments of Scholars Weekend 2015

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 6, 2015 4:35:12 PM

In the last weekend of July, over 400 Cooke Scholars gather to share their stories and connect with educational leaders for workshops, peer networking, and learning to make the most of the collegiate experience. Scholars Weekend is a four-day event hosted annually by the Cooke Foundation to provide tools that will enable our scholars to transition to the next phase of their education or careers. Our newly selected and our ready-to-graduate scholarship recipients also enjoy being able to build a strong community of support for one another. 

This year's event included inspiration from Colin Powell, Arne Duncan, Michelle Obama, and our amazing scholars themselves! We revisited some of their favorite memories and insights shared live on social media. Here is a recap of the most amazing moments:

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Topics: Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Association, Young Scholars, Scholars, Scholars Weekend, Graduate Scholar, College Scholar

Video: Scholar Association President Speaks About JKCF Community

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Jun 16, 2014 4:39:56 PM

The Foundation is proud to present a new video featuring 2010 Undergraduate Transfer Scholar and current president of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Association (JKCSA) Kat Robinson discussing what makes the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar community unique.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Association, Scholars, Video, alumni

Scholar Spotlight: Undergraduate Transfer Scholar Chris Wilbur

Posted by Heather Reams on Nov 15, 2013 11:06:00 AM

The Foundation recently caught up with Chris Wilbur, a 2011 Undergraduate Transfer Scholar and current Executive Chair of the Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Association.  Read below his thoughts on being a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar, advice to other Scholars, his role in the JKCSA, and what he’s up to these days. 

 What did receiving the Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship do for you and how did it change your goals and aspirations?

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Higher Education Scholars, Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Association

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