We at Moses & Rooth Attorneys at Law are excited to announce the winners of our 2016 scholarships. The awards were based on a number of criteria – short essay, current academic status, school related activities, community activities and other achievement standards. After carefully evaluating applications from students who represent the top of the student population, we’d like to congratulate the following winners of our 2016 Legal Scholarship and 2016 Paralegal Scholarship. Congratulations to both of you!
2016 Legal Scholarship – $1000
Tristin Brown | Georgetown University Law Center
Tristin Brown is a graduate of the Florida A&M University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Public Relations. She is an incoming law student at Georgetown University Law Center. During her tenure at FAMU, Tristin became well known as “DJ Tris B”, a radio personality on WANM 90.5 FM, who interviewed celebrities, locals, and alumni. In addition to broadcasting live weekly, Tristin was also the weather anchor for FAMU TV-20, a Presidential Ambassador, and a Peer Counselor. Most recently, Tristin launched the blog, MD & Esquire, with her best friend to curate a space for people of color who are interested or immersed in professional degree programs or careers. She has interned for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, two U.S. senators, and is a current staffer for Congresswoman Gwen Graham. Graduating summa cum laude, Tristin was named the 2014-2015 Public Relations Student of the Year. Tristin has agreed to share her scholarship essay on our blog.
2016 Paralegal Scholarship – $500
Emily Kenney | College of Saint Mary
Emily is currently a senior at College of Saint Mary in their paralegal studies program. She works full-time for the State of Nebraska and manages a full-time school schedule. Her expected graduation date is May 2017. After she receives her degree, she plans to pursue a career in corporate or real estate law. Emily has not ruled out law school yet, but is currently focusing on one graduation at a time. In her free time, she likes to explore her hometown of Omaha, NE and travel to new places. Emily has also agreed to share her scholarship essay on our blog.