2011-2015 Class of Brown Fellows Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Brown Fellows Program announces names of 20 Fellows selected as members of the 2011-2015 class at the University of Louisville and Centre College

LOUISVILLE, KY. (June 18, 2011) – The James Graham Brown Foundation will announce the 2011-2015 class of the Brown Fellows June 18 at the Derby Museum’s Carl Pollard Gallery. The 12:30 p.m. event celebrates and recognizes 20 promising scholars who have been selected as Brown Fellows at the University of Louisville and Centre College.

The 2011-15 class of Brown Fellows includes 13 Kentuckians and 7 out-of-state students. Fellows and their parents will attend the ceremony and will be recognized by R. Alex Rankin, Chairman of the Board of the James Graham Brown Foundation; President James Ramsey of the University of Louisville, and President John Roush of Centre College.

The following are the members of the 2011-2015 class of Brown Fellows:

University of Louisville
Allison Grant Mercer County HS Harrodsburg, KY
Lukus Guhy Mayfield High School Mayfield, KY
Atticus Gurley Scott High School Taylor Mill, KY
Madeleine Loney Culver Academies Hebron, KY
William Menkhaus Dixie Heights High School Edgewood, KY
Jacqueline Orth John Paul II High School Plano, TX
Caleb Sheehan Mercer County HS Harrodsburg, KY
Nathalie Tapolsky du Pont Manual HS Louisville, KY
Rachael Thomas Hopkinsville High School Hopkinsville, KY
Ethan Tomlinson St. Xavier High School Louisville, KY
Centre College
Albert Anastasio University Laboratory HS Champaign, IL
Jessica Cruzan Caddo Parish Magnet HS Shreveport, LA
Preston Davis Riverview High School Sarasota, FL
Ashley ElRady Assumption High School Louisville, KY
Jonathan Hunt duPont Manual HS Louisville, KY
Sara Loy Model Laboratory HS Richmond, KY
Daniel Miller Francis J Reitz HS Evansville, IN
David Newton North Oldham HS Prospect, KY
Joshua Rieskamp Elder High School Cincinnati, OH
Katie Roland Hume Fogg Academy Nashville, TN

 

The Brown Fellows Program, an educational initiative of the James Graham Brown Foundation since 2009, strives to create a network of higher education opportunities that will challenge even the brightest and most intellectually curious minds. It is designed to provide a diverse group of students with the opportunity to develop extraordinary leadership skills through academic enrichment, expanded opportunity, and personal accountability. To be eligible to become a Brown Fellow, high school seniors must have demonstrated a capacity for intellectual leadership and also have an interest in attending the University of Louisville or Centre College.

For more information, please visit www.brownfellows.org or contact Katherine Blair, Program Manager.

WHAT: Recognition of the 2011-15 Class of Brown Fellows at the UofL and Centre College.
WHERE: Kentucky Derby Museum, Carl Pollard Gallery: 704 Central Ave., Louisville, KY 40208
WHEN: Saturday, June 18th, 2011. Media Briefing: 1:30-1:45 p.m.
CONTACT: Katherine Blair, Program Manager, katherine@jgbf.org 502-896-2440-work

2010 Annual Report Released

To review the Annual Report, which showcases the 2014 Brown Fellows class, the inaugural Fellows’ Summer Enrichment Projects and highlights of the trip to Vietnam and Cambodia, please click here.

2011 Brown Fellows Program Event Dates

Event dates are listed below. More events will be added as soon as dates are confirmed.

April 16, 2011: Spring Social for current fellows
June 17-18, 2011: Orientation for incoming freshman
July 14-29, 2011: Italy trip for incoming freshman
August 14-19, 2011: Leadership Conference for rising sophomores

Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary Available

On August 1st, the 2010-2014 class of Brown Fellows and their mentors will depart for the countries of Vietnam and Cambodia, where they will spend two weeks considering the many meanings and manifestations of leadership. The Fellows will return to Kentucky on August 19th, ready to put their new understandings of leadership into action as they begin their undergraduate careers at Centre College and the University of Louisville.

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2010-2014 Class of Brown Fellows Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Brown Fellows Program announces names of 20 Fellows selected as members of the 2010-2014 class at the University of Louisville and Centre College
LOUISVILLE, KY. (July 12, 2010) – Members of the news media are invited to the ceremony during which the Brown Fellows Program will recognize twenty of the most promising scholars who have been selected as Brown Fellows for the 2010-2014 class at the University of Louisville and Centre College. The event takes place on Friday, July 16, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. at the Derby Museum’s Carl Pollard Gallery.
The 2010-14 class of Brown Fellows includes 13 Kentuckians and 7 out-of-state students.   Fellows and their parents will attend the ceremony and will be recognized by R. Alex Rankin, Chairman of the Board of the James Graham Brown Foundation, President James Ramsey of the University of Louisville, and Richard Trollinger, VP-College Relations at Centre College.
The following are the members of the 2010-2014 class of Brown Fellows:
University of Louisville
Kristen Connors
duPont Manual HS
Louisville, KY
Jared Dabbs
Oldham Co. HS
LaGrange, KY
Taylor Forns
St. Xavier HS
Louisville, KY
Allison Hebert
Ballard HS
Louisville, KY
Brittany Hubert
Freeburg HS
Smithton, IL
Michael Keller
Mercer Co. HS
Harrodsburg, KY
Casey Malloy
Hopkinsville HS
Hopkinsville, KY
Carmen Mitchell
duPont Manual HS
Louisville, KY
Ryan Moran
Campbell Co. HS
Alexandria, KY
Johanna Yun
Sacred Heart Academy
Elizabethtown, KY
Centre College
Ann Corbitt
Conway HS
Conway, AR
Michael Fryar
Henry Clay HS
Lexington, KY
Madeline Hooper
Episcopal Collegiate
Little Rock, AR
Alexander Hurley
Francis Howell HS
Weldon Spring, MO
Rachel Ison
Russell HS
Greenup, KY
Audrey Jenkins
Hinton HS
Sioux City, IA
Rahul Joseph
Dunbar HS
Lexington, KY
Stephen Metcalf
Paul Blazer HS
Ashland, KY
Catherine Parks
Salisbury HS
Salisbury, NC
William Williamson
A. C. Reynolds HS
Asheville, NC
The Brown Fellows Program, an educational initiative of the James Graham Brown Foundation since 2009, strives to create a network of higher education opportunities that will challenge even the brightest and most intellectually curious minds. It is designed to provide a diverse group of students with the opportunity to develop extraordinary leadership skills through academic enrichment, expanded opportunity, and personal accountability. To be eligible to become a Brown Fellow, high school seniors must have demonstrated a capacity for intellectual leadership and also have an interest in attending the University of Louisville or Centre College.
For more information, please visit www.brownfellows.org or contact Administrative Director Dr. Aris Cedeño.
WHAT:
Recognition of the 2010-14 Class of Brown Fellows at the U. of Louisville and Centre College.
WHERE:
Kentucky Derby Museum, Carl Pollard Gallery: 704 Central Ave., Louisville, KY 40208
WHEN:
Friday, July 16th, 2010. Media Briefing: 10:45-11:00 a.m.
CONTACT:
Dr. Aristófanes Cedeño, Administrative Director

Orientation for 2010-2014 Fellows and Families

Fellows—mark your calendars! On Friday, July 16th, all newly selected Fellows should plan to attend an Orientation to be held at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville to learn more about the Brown Fellows Program in general and specifically to finalize plans for the trip to Vietnam and Cambodia in August. Parents and/or guardians are also welcome to attend this meeting.

All Fellows will receive more information about the orientation, including specific details regarding the time and location, via e-mail in June.

We look forward to seeing you on July 16th!

2009 Annual Report Released

The Brown Fellows Program 2009 Annual Report was presented to the James Graham Brown Foundation’s Board of Trustees at their meeting on Tuesday, December 8th. To view the Annual Report, which chronicles the creation of the Program, showcases highlights of the Panama trip, and offers a preview of the coming year, please click here.