2006 Winners

1st Place - $5,000 Resolve to Evolve Scholarship Winner

Race W.
Orland Park, IL
University of Chicago

Race is a recent homeschool graduate who will be attending the University of Chicago in the fall, with a prospective major in Economics.

Race enjoys playing most sports, especially soccer, and has competed in speech and debate for most of his highschool career, placing at the national level in policy debate and extemporaneous speaking. Race also enjoys reading, playing chess, listening to good music and hanging out with friends.

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2nd Place - $2,500 Resolve to Evolve Scholarship Winner

Cassidy W.
Redmond, WA
University of Washington @ Seattle

Cassidy is a student at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. She plans on majoring in either bioengineering or international studies, with specific interests in stem cell research and Pacific Rim relations.

In her spare time, Cassidy enjoys sewing, hiking, studying East Asian languages, and playing with her dog, "Random".

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3rd Place - $1,000 Resolve to Evolve Scholarship Winner

Sara S.
Metairie, LA
Tulane University

Sara will be starting her undergraduate career this fall at Tulane University in New Orleans. At present, she intends to major in Political Science and minor in English Literature and Judaic Studies. She hopes to one day pursue a career as a politician, but looks forward to dabbling in secondary English education and a variety of community service projects.

Sara fully intends to contribute to the rebirth and renewal of New Orleans so that she, her parents, and her three younger siblings can continue to enjoy life as "die-hard New Orleansians".

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4th Place - $1,000 Resolve to Evolve Scholarship Winner

Kamal E.
New York, NY
Georgetown University

Kamal was born in Brooklyn and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in 2006. Kamal plans to study international relations and economics in college.

In his free time, Kamal enjoys playing soccer and participating in Model United Nations.

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5th Place - $1,000 Resolve to Evolve Scholarship Winner

Nicholas C.
Encinitas, CA
Georgetown University

Nicholas lives outside of San Diego, California. In the fall, he will be attending Georgetown University in Washington, DC, where he plans to major in chemistry.

Outside of academics, Nick enjoys playing tennis, soccer, and the violin.

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