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Cooke Scholar Shrochis Karki Helps Communities Rebuild After Earthquake Tragedy

Posted by Marc Linmore on Jun 2, 2015 3:34:00 PM

When one of this year’s most tragic natural disasters unfolded, a Cooke Graduate Scholar alumnus was among those leading the relief response.

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Video, Profile, Graduate Scholar, Scholar accomplishment, alumni, service

Cooke Scholar Emily Hedin Transforms Communities Half a World Away

Posted by Marc Linmore on May 13, 2015 3:10:37 PM

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Video, Profile, Graduate Scholar, Scholar accomplishment, alumni, service

College Scholar Helps School in Sri Lanka

Posted by Anthony Baracat on Apr 17, 2014 3:36:31 PM

One characteristic we frequently see in our Scholars is a constant awareness of, and desire to help, those less privileged. There is no better example than Sharmen Hettipola, whose fundraising efforts for a school in Sri Lanka recently caught our attention.

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Topics: Young Scholars, Scholar News, Scholar accomplishment, College Scholar, service

JKCF Scholars and Staff Volunteer with Hands On DC

Posted by Matthew Keys on Mar 25, 2014 12:07:00 PM

Nine Jack Kent Cooke Scholars and a handful of Jack Kent Cooke Foundation staff came together on Saturday, March 8, to volunteer with Hands On DC, a service organization dedicated to improving the physical conditions of DC’s public schools. The event kicked off at 9:00 a.m. at Walker Jones Education Campus, and for the better part of five hours, Scholars and staff teamed up to paint murals of famous children’s book covers onto hallway walls of the elementary school. 

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Topics: Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, JKCF, educational advisers, Scholars, service

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