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6 06, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Jacque-Corey Cormier

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Jacque-Corey Cormier, Ph.D. is our first alumni spotlight for June 2019! A graduate of Southwest DeKalb High School (2006), Morehouse College (2010, Masters), Georgia Southern (2012), and of Georgia State University (2017, PhD) He currently works as a clinical Assistant Professor at Georgia State University in the School of Public Health. Jacque-Corey also serves on

16 05, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Brienne’ Coates

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Brienne' Coates our second alumni spotlight for May is an industrial engineer who works for Home Depot as the IFC Analyst. She is graduate of South Paulding High School (2010),  Spelman College (2015), and Georgia Institute of Technology (2016).  Brienne' is a member of the inaugural 21st Century Leaders Junior Board of Directors and when

2 05, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Tessa Szalkowski

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Alumna Tessa Szalkowski is our first spotlight for May! A graduate of Henry.W.Grady High School (2016) and currently a junior at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a chemistry major with a minor in marine science and currently works in a laboratory that studies air chemistry in the Galápagos Islands. Tessa says

18 04, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Liesel Stanhope

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Liesel Stanhope is our second alumni spotlight for April; a graduate of Chamblee High School (1998), of Duke University (2002), and of American University Washington College of Law (2011). She previously served in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer (Nuke) in Japan for five years and is currently a practicing attorney. Liesel is

5 04, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Tavari Turner

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Tavari Turner, our first alumni spotlight for April, is the Director of Grants and Special Initiatives at Boys & Girls Clubs of Chattahoochee Valley. Tavari serves on the inaugural 21CL Junior Board of Directors and says that serving there will be a great first step for him to giving back to an organization that provided

21 03, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Akul Munjal

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Our second spotlight for the month of March is Akul Munjal, a second year medical student at Medical College of Georgia-Augusta University and graduate of Riverwood International Charter School (2014) and of Georgia Regents University (2017). Akul says that he gained a lot from 21st Century Leaders and he opted to serve on the inaugural

20 03, 2019

21st Century Leaders Receives Commendation from State of Georgia

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Founding Executive Director receives honor for 29 years of service to Georgia’s High School Students (March 2019) Atlanta, Georgia - 21st Century Leaders is proud and honored to receive a 2019 Commendation from the State of Georgia from former Governor, Nathan Deal to recognize the organization's 30th year history and specifically recognize the retirement

7 03, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Brandi Harrison

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Brandi Harrison, is the Senior Manager of Production Operations and Crewing at Turner, a graduate of H.V. Jenkins High School (1997) and of Brenau University (2001). She is an alumna of 21st Century Leaders and now serves as chairperson of the 21CL Junior Board of Directors. At the Georgia Youth Leadership Awards (GYLA 2019) event

21 02, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Delaney Strunk

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Our second spotlight for the month of February is Delaney Strunk, a graduate of Roswell High School (2013) and of Georgia State University (2017). She works for CNN as an Associate Producer on the Mobile Programming team at CNN. Delaney participated in the Turner Voices Youth Media Institute in 2012 and says that nothing prepared

7 02, 2019

Alumni Spotlight: Caleb Britt

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Caleb Britt is our first spotlight for the month of February! A graduate of Shorter University (2017) and of Newnan High School (2013), he currently works as Market Coordinator & Digital Content Producer at Serenbe. Caleb says that 21st Century Leaders inspired him to be an organized person who stands out and goes an extra