Nancy Smith

Year: 2015

While studying global studies and arabic cultures, Nancy has devoted herself to UNC’s Navy ROTC. As a platoon commander, Nancy has mentored 12 students ranging from freshman to senior, and has been accepted as the spring operations officer, third highest rank in in the battalion structure. Lt. Keith Krouchick said, “She is without a doubt … Continued

Paige Nielsen

Year: 2015

While studying business administration and biology, Paige has become an invaluable asset to the UNC varsity women’s soccer Team. Coach Anson Dorrance detailed her commitment to the team as not only a starter but the academic captain, driving the team both on and off the field. “Paige Nielsen will make her mark in this world … Continued

Sarah MacLean

Year: 2014

Sarah is a global studies major and a Hispanic studies and chemistry minor. Originally from New York, she spent half of her summer fishing up her studies in Santiago, Chile and the other time in Cusco, Peru. While in Peru, she worked with Manos Unidas at Camino Nuevo (“New Way”), a school for children with … Continued

Emma DeWitt

Year: 2013

Dewitt, an American studies major from Durham, NC, spent part of her summer in Brighton, England, less than an hour away from London. She spent her time there interning with several programs that focus on creative mentorship programs geared toward young adults and children. She also created an alternative suspension program for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro … Continued

Paige Holmes

Year: 2013

Holmes, a psychology major from Chapel Hill, spent her summer interning at the University of Pennsylvania PPC in Philadelphia. She focused her research on post-traumatic growth, a positive change experienced as a result of the struggle of a major life crisis or traumatic event.

Rena Avramidis

Year: 2012

Rena Avramidis, originally from Apex, NC, is a Spanish and political science double major and a minor in business administration. Her passions lie in combating human trafficking and working to fight against domestic violence. She spent her summer studying in Spain and working with two social entrepreneurship’s in California.

Mark Clarke

Mark Clarke

Year: 2011

Mark Clarke, from Fairview, NC, is an English major with minors in History and Creative writing. Over the summer, Clarke helped to start the Carolina Campus Community Garden, which raises fresh, organic produce for low-wage employees at UNC. He worked to build relationships between the faculty and staff and Carolina and the students by providing … Continued