Thank You

Student Stories



Alma Diaz ’17

“Brooks hoped his award would support students on their way to becoming informed, active citizens. Alma Diaz is not only living that hope, but also promising to do more.”

Recipient of the Aubrey Lee Brooks Award 


Olivia Robinson ’17

“As a student, Robinson emulated Orrell’s relentless work ethic.”

Recipient of the Mildred Adeline Orrell Loan Fund


Jade Murphy ’17

“An articulate leader with a relentless work ethic, Murphy represents the best of future business.”

Recipient of the Kathy White Loyd Scholarship


Antonio Southern ’17

“Antonio’s enthusiasm for distinctive service reflects the active dedication of alumna Mary Lib Manning Slate ’61. Antonio was a recipient of her scholarship.”

Recipient of the Mary Lib Manning Slate Endowed Scholarship


Justin Larson ’13, ’14 MA

“Justin Larson ’13, ’14 MA is using his intellectual super-powers to save the planet.”

Recipient of the BB&T Capitalism, Markets and Morality Program Fellowship


Jordy Kuiper

“I really do appreciate the support from everybody … It’s been great all around. It’s been a great ride.”

Recipient of the Richard A. and Sharon M. Beavers Endowed Athletic Scholarship


Te’ja Twitty

Te’ja Twitty is exactly the kind of player Coach Lynne Agee would have enjoyed coaching.

Recipient of the Lynne C. Agee Athletic Scholarship


Yasmin Franco ’17

Franco’s UNCG experience illustrated determination and discipline, attributes applicable to both nursing and athletics.

Recipient of the Becky Jackson Endowed Athletic Scholarship


Mackenzie Winslow

“Being a student-athlete is so challenging but so rewarding…Mr. Moyer made such a difference to my softball career and education.”

Recipient of the Charles C. Moyer Endowed Athletic Scholarship


Darius Bennett ’17

 “I believe nutrition is the key to living a happier, healthier life.”

Recipient of the Dot Elliot Sink Scholarship