Alec Russin was only a toddler when he lost his father in the Sept. 11 attacks. Now he's the first recipient of a special Emory scholarship created to help the children of alumni who felt the impact most.
The newest cohort of Emory Scholars, recipients of the university's top merit scholarships, highlight the outstanding achievements and exceptional promise of the Class of 2023.
Sophomore Dayra Leal Sanchez spent her summer teaching at Camp PEACE, a program for children impacted by violence. She was one of 13 Emory Scholars who worked with local nonprofits through Emory's Scholarship and Service Program.