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Announcing the Milken Scholars Class of 2015
We are pleased to announce our newest class of Milken Scholars; twenty-nine outstanding students from Washington D.C., New York City, and Los Angeles County, each of whom possesses the character, leadership, and academic achievement that exemplify our program motto: Lifelong Leaders for a Better World.
Meet Angela She, MS '08
Possessing passion for what you do while maintaining focus and an open mind are driving factors for 2008 Milken Scholar Angela She, and by compounding her qualities with inspiration and determination, she will impact the stories of countless others; a positive charge for this Lifelong Leader for a Better World.
"The Milken Scholars are obviously a very intelligent and accomplished group of people. More importantly, they are, each, thoughtful and inspiring individuals. I came to speak to the group; hoping to inspire them with my story. I left inspired by theirs." Nelson Carbonell, Jr. - Chair, Board of Trustees, George Washington University
"It has been a pleasant and rewarding experience speaking at the Milken Scholars Summit. I enjoyed sharing my own stories and thoughts with those extraordinarily talented young people this program has brought together. I'm confident that this program is nurturing future leaders of our society who will make the world a better one." Dominic Ng - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, East West Bank
The Milken Scholars Program thanks Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies for its generous support of our Washington D.C. Scholars.
Scholars in Action
Exciting Times. In addition to being accepted early admission to Harvard Law School, Dennis Ojogho, MS ‘12, was recently featured on the Harvard University Institute of Politics page, where he reflects on his work over the summer with the NAACP and its efforts in advocating the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina state house.
Healthy Celebration: Congratulations to Angela Oh, MS ’11, who was recently accepted to the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. Angela will be graduating with an honors degree in neurobiology from Harvard prior to starting medical school this fall.
Helping Hands. In January, Nathan Williams, MS ’14, deployed as part of a contingent of Team Rubicon volunteers to clean up flood and landslide damage in Aberdeen, Washington. Afterward, Nathan was asked to share his thoughts about his experience working with some of the dedicated veterans who are using their expertise and experience as disaster relief first-responders around the world.