2017 Undergrad Scholarship Winner: ‘This is Huge for My Family’
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2017 Undergrad Scholarship Winner: ‘This is Huge for My Family’

What can you say about DRI Foundation Scholarship winner Michael Tatum Jr.? A lot. But let’s start here: The Georgia Tech student is a peer leader; a Division 1 cheerleader; a member of Eta Kappa Nu, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Honors Society;  an Engineers Without Borders Prototyping Researcher; a volunteer at Youth Life Foundation … Continue reading

Congratulations to 2017’s DRI Foundation High School Senior Scholarship Winner!
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Congratulations to 2017’s DRI Foundation High School Senior Scholarship Winner!

When Richard Wilson’s phone rang on Thursday, June 8, he didn’t recognize the number, didn’t recognize the voice on the other end, and like many of us who are tired of getting calls from telemarketers and phone scammers, Richard hung up. Then Richard blocked the number. “I’ve had the parents of scholarship winners say a … Continue reading

Announcing the Winner of the Annual $5,000 DRI Foundation High School Senior Scholarship!
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Announcing the Winner of the Annual $5,000 DRI Foundation High School Senior Scholarship!

Daniel Pelis is “a quiet leader” and “not a big guy for the spotlight,” says his father Paul Pelis. But the spotlight is something Daniel is going to have to get used to as the winner of this year’s DRI Foundation high school senior scholarship! Pelis will receive a $5,000 scholarship made possible by the … Continue reading

DRI Foundation 2016 High School Senior Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay
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DRI Foundation 2016 High School Senior Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay

Congratulations to Daniel Pelis, winner of the DRI Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship for high school seniors! Daniel was selected in part because of the strength of his essay on what proactive steps he would initiate to help add to our ability to prevent and recover from destructive disasters, which you can read here:   As a Boy Scout, the … Continue reading

DRI Foundation 2016 Undergrad Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay
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DRI Foundation 2016 Undergrad Scholarship: Read the Winning Essay

Congratulations to Katia Hamamouche, winner of the DRI Foundation’s 2016 Scholarship for undergraduates! Katia was selected in part because of the strength of her essay on preparing for and reacting to campus violence, which you can read here:  Run! Hide! Fight! These three simple words may be the most important ones spoken to this generation … Continue reading