News Feed – Yeager Scholar Alumni

NEWS > Sonia Chandi – SYS Class of 2018 – Wins Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship

Sonia Chandi, Society of Yeager Scholars, Class of 2018Sonia Chandi of Huntington, West Virginia, a Yeager Scholar and graduate of Marshall University’s Honors College, has been awarded a fellowship worth $5,000 by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Chandi is one of 57 recipients nationwide to receive a Phi Kappa Phi fellowship. She received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Marshall. As a Phi Kappa Phi fellow, Chandi will pursue an M.D. at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Read more here.

NEWS > Brooke Estep – SYS Class of 2018 – At work in the community

“People love Huntington so much they’re willing to fight for it and make it a better place.” Yeager Scholar Brooke Estep shows us how she fights for her Huntington through exceptional work with the Convention and Visitors Bureau and various nonprofits in the city. Brooke is a senior Public Relations student in the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

As a student at Marshall, Brooke has grown to love the community and feels Huntington is more than just a home–it is a place that encourages and inspires Marshall students. She knows that no matter where she goes, the people of Huntington and Marshall University will always be there to support her, like family. #MyHuntington #MarshallUFamily