May 17, 2022

AMELIA L

  MEET AMELIA L. Amelia’s efforts in her community, her scholastic accomplishments, as well as her multiple honors and awards impressed the CKMEF review panel, as did her efforts and accomplishments in bettering the LGBTQIA+ community.   Her efforts are directed at members of that community suffering from substance abuse, suicide, PTSD, anxiety, depression and sexual […]

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May 17, 2022

ALEXANDRA R

  MEET ALEXANDRA R. Alexandra is a 17-year-old dual enrolled student majoring in aeronautical science at Florida Institute of Technology. Her love for the aeronautical sciences has fueled her desire to become a pilot for a major airline. Just like Carolyn.  She had seen friends and family in her old hometown walk a different and […]

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May 17, 2022

ESHRAT N

MEET ESHRAT N.  Eshrat is a 25-year-old with dual major in political science and international relations from Florida International University and is now pursuing a master’s degree in International and World Studies. From an early age Eshrat experienced the effects of racism, hate and bigotry. Even though she was too young to understand the seeds […]

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May 17, 2022

CARRICK M

MEET CARRICK M.   Carrick M. is a 21-year-old transgender individual pursuing a Political Science major at Indiana University. As a youth and having an abundance of confidence, a strong work ethic and a high level of intensity in everything he pursued, Carrick was placed in leadership roles. The spotlight found him naturally, but Carrick, […]

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May 17, 2022

AMANDA F

MEET AMANDA F. Amanda F. is a 21-year-old junior at Oregon State University majoring in Animal Sciences and Agriculture. Amanda is the epitome of a go-getter, diving into all aspects of running a farm and not just the raising of animals and growing of crops. She also is learning the business side so that her […]

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May 17, 2022

ADRIAN H

MEET ADRIAN H.  Adrian H. is a 20-year-old transgender sophomore attending Tuft’s University majoring in applied environmental studies with a minor in Film/Media Adrian is a motivated champion for the environment, being involved with countless events in the Northern Tri-State area, that advance environmental policy using film and media to influence change in our climate […]

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February 15, 2021

Meet the Recipients

  MEET XYLIA A. Xylia A, is a 24 year-old graduate student at Rutgers University pursing a master’s of  business and personal care sciences…the study of cosmetics. Xylia first choice of study was to become a forensic scientist. After 3 years of study she lost her passion for that field of science. It was not […]

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