The Winter 2007 Charles Shafae' Scholarship Fund winner is Rose Marks.
Rose Marks is in her junior year at the University of Florida. She is a Political Science major; her minor is Organizational Leadership for Nonprofits. Rose will be interning in Washington, DC this fall with a Non-Governmental Organization. Her passion is human rights. She would like to work with an organization that focuses on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
Rose is interested in traveling, and has studied sustainability in New Zealand. While in New Zealand, she spent most of her time working outdoors with project coordinators.
Rose, an accomplished figure skater, has won at the U.S. Nationals. Her status as a champion has allowed her to travel worldwide for international competitions. This, especially her involvement in pairs figure skating at the Pan American games, has fueled her enthusiasm for travel.
In her spare time, she runs 4 miles, several times a week. She volunteers at several organizations on campus at the University of Florida, including the domestic abuse network, and a human rights awareness organization, and she is a peer advisor at the international center for students wanting to study abroad.
Despite her extracurricular activities, she maintains a 3.94 grade point average. An honor student at the University of Florida, she has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship.
Papercheck would like to thank all of those who submitted essays to our Papercheck Semi-annual Scholarship Award. We received over 100 submissions. All applicants should be proud of their academic accomplishments and achievements. Thank you for sharing your goals and dreams with us. Please come back and visit Papercheck in the future.
Rose Marks, winner of the Charles Shafae' Scholarship
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