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  • Dominique Beaudry: The Right Thing

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      Awarded the Truman Scholarship for excellence in public service earlier this year, Dominique Beaudry’s passion for education and social change is evident in most everything she does. Teaching is her tool. She tutors in Durham Public Schools and with Partners for Youth Opportunities Durham. This summer, Beaudry taught social studies to underserved Miami middle […]

    Posted February 9th, 2015    |    Read More
  • Clearing the Air: Carina Barnett-Loro

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    “I’m one of those weird people who has always known what I wanted to do.” What Benjamin Newton Duke Scholar alumna Carina Barnett-Loro calls “weird,” some people would consider enviably driven, with a clear focus on the future. “In fifth grade I made a photo album with my mom and my goal was to be […]

    Posted February 4th, 2015    |    Read More

Choosing to come to Duke and be a B.N. Duke Scholar had everything to do with choosing the corner where the people would support us the most zealously, where we could explode in pursuit of our passions, and where opportunities were not scarce. Stesha Doku Charlotte, NC

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