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Powell Scholars Program
Callison Hall
Courtney Lehmann, Ph.D.
Program Director
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211


Dinelle Davis
Program Assistant
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave
Stockton, CA 95211

Second Dimension

Demonstrate leadership in an area of interest - in an organization or research or artistic endeavor

Jambassadors Performing

Scholar Jimmy Kraft (Jazz Studies, Music Composition) started a jazz group called the Jambassadors, which specializes in performing original music, covers, and jazz standards in both traditional and contemporary styles.

Juggling Club Practices with Diabolos
Samuel Costigan, Dr. Christopher Goff

Scholar Samuel Costigan (Mechanical Engineering) started a juggling club, which teaches members about various circus skills.

Elizabeth Youngberg

Scholar Elizabeth Youngberg (History) served as the vice president of ASUOP and was highly involved in many organizations on campus.

Bea Woods's One Word

Scholar Bea Woods (English) played a key role in bringing The Society of English Cohorts to Pacific.

The Society of English Cohorts is a new English club on campus; it started in Fall 2010. I was part of the original executive board in the position of treasurer. SEC is open to people of all majors and minors as long as everyone shares a love of English!
~ Bea Woods

Alex Edfort Golfing

Scholar Alex Edfort (Business Administration) was co-captain of Pacific's golf team. In 2010, he qualified for the 110th US amateur championship in University Place, WA.

I had to place top 4 in a local qualifier in New Jersey for the chance to compete at this tournament. The qualifier had more than 80 players from various states and countries. I tied for fourth in the qualifier with two other competitors and went into a sudden death playoff for the final spot. I outlasted them, eventually winning it on the fourth playoff hole.
~ Alex Edfort

Scholars Michael Abram (Mathematics) and Alicia Still (Mathematics) were president and secretary of the Math Club, respectively. Several years ago, they hosted the event “Math and Origami, and Evening of Exploring the Intersection of Mathematics with the Japanese Art of Paper Folding.