Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
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Lansdowne, VA 20176
April 25, 2005
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I’ve been playing for years. I started on the ukulele, because my hands were too small.
At just 14 years old, Jack Kent Cooke Young Scholar and Young Artist Award recipient Travis is one ...
The idea that I could spend my life creating art and inspiring others to do the same, with passion and conviction, while at the same time feeding and housing my family, places before me a goal in which personal sacrifices or trials seem inconsequential ...
At the heart of all my goals is the notion that artists don't exist in a vacuum. I see my work leading me to teach, share, work with, and learn from the people around me.
- Daniel Coeyman
In his portraits, J...
When I sleep at night, I dream in images, of being in foreign cultures and capturing photographs that tell their profound stories.
- Bess Greenberg
After years of traveling the globe as a professional athlet...
Perhaps the greatest gift Jack Kent Cooke has given us is a community of motivated and like-minded scholars with whom we can develop relationships.
- Thomas Chupein
The collaboration between Jack Kent Cooke ...
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The dawn of 2006 brought a sea change to the economically-deprived Andean state of Bolivia. After centuries of colonial and minority-elite held power, the indigenous-identified coca leader, Evo Morales, assumed the presidency with the promise to radically transform Boliv...
Fifteen-year-old Amanda Hall is by her own account “living a life like no other.” She is an accomplished cellist and skier who works hard in school and loves to try new things. Amanda participates in her high school’s student council, the ecology club, and in the school’...
As a witness to tragedy, I developed a need to document and bear witness to my experiences.
- Harun Mehmedinovic
Harun Mehmedinovic first became a Jack Kent Cooke Scholar while still an undergraduate at the ...