Monday, May 10, 2010

Black Alumni Congratulates the 2010-2011 Frazier Thompson Scholars

During the Black Alumni Board of Directors’ Spring meeting this past March, we celebrated the academic achievements of nine undergraduates who were awarded the prestigious Frazier Thompson scholarship. Help us commend this talented group of future Black Alumni!

Vanessa Adjei is from Houston, Texas and is majoring in Sociology with a minor in Journalism. She is involved in the Notre Dame Voices of Faith Gospel Choir. Vanessa serves as a travel intern for the Notre Dame Alumni Association and a staff member for the Scholastic Magazine. Upon graduation, she plans to attend law school and specialize in International Law.

Chandler Brooks is a Kansas City, Kansas native. He is currently majoring in marketing. As a member of the Men’s Track and Field team since his enrollment in 2007, Chandler has been recognized as an All Big East Academic Athlete, Notre Dame Monogram Recipient, and Big East Champion.

*Blair Carlin came to Notre Dame from Corona, California. Her majors are English Honors concentration and Spanish. Blair is a true scholar and has received recognition by being awarded as: Franklyn E. Doan Scholar; Balfour-Hesburgh Scholar, on the Dean’s List for five semesters and the Balfour Hesburgh Scholars’ Dean’s Honor List.

*Isabel Chirase, from Amarillo, Texas, is majoring in Economics with a supplementary major in Spanish. Isabel is currently abroad in the Notre Dame London Program. She has served as the secretary for the Notre Dame Chapter of the NAACP, on the Junior Class Council and a member of the Shades of Ebony.

Cora Dayon, a Trenton, New Jersey native, is majoring in English with a supplemental major of Computer Applications. She is a teacher assistant and former team leader of the Take Ten Program.

*Lillian Dixon-Sudduth came to Notre Dame from Matteson, Illinois. This psychology and Spanish major is enhancing her language skills by spending the Spring 2010 semester in Puebla, Mexico. Lillian has immersed herself in the Notre Dame community by serving as treasure for Shades of Ebony and the Black Cultural Arts Council. As a first-generation college student, Lillian objective is to attend graduate school.

Janice James, a native of Westfield, Indiana, is double majoring in Sociology and Film and Television. Janice served as the vice-president of the University of Notre Dame’s Chapter of the NAACP and Howard Hall Freshmen Orientation Staff. Currently, she is a representative on the Student Government Multicultural Student Affairs Committee, member of NAACP and a co-founder of the Howard Hall Big sister/Little Sister Program.

Kristin Moore is a legacy student who hails from Sayreville, New Jersey. As a Black Cultural Arts Council recipient of their Thurgood Marshall Award, she became the BCAC President the following year. Her leadership skills led to selection as the Vice President of the Marketing Club, historian for Shades of Ebony, and member of the Sophomore Class Council. This marketing and economics major with a minor in Africana Studies sees herself making a difference in Corporate America.

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