Current Scholars - Coastal Carolina University
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2021-2022 Jackson Scholars

Jelani Boyd

Major: Middle Grades Education

Year: Junior

Hometown: Beaufort, SC

Jacob Culp

Major: Language and Intercultural Studies (Russian, Arabic);

Year: Junior

Hometown: Terre Haute, IN

Margaret Shoop

Major: Language and Intercultural Studies; Marine Science; National Intelligence and Security 

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Youngstown, OH

Lucken Wilson 

Major: Philosophy

Year: Senior (graduating Coastal May 2021 – accepted to Emory Law School)

Hometown: Conway, SC


2021-2023 Jackson Scholars


Adonya Pertell

Major: Psychology; Sociology with a concentration in Social Justice

Year: Senior

Hometown: Longs, South Carolina

Aiman Benabid

Major: Political Science

Minor: Southern Studies

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Bishops Stortford, England

Lyera Garguilo

Major: Political Science; English

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Effingham, South Carolina


Nicolette Hare

Major: Business Management

Minor: Commercial and Investment Real Estate

Year: Junior

Hometown: Simpsonville, South Carolina

Brianne Mack-Bingham

Major: Political Science; Women and Gender Studies

Year: Junior

Hometown: Stow, Ohio


Rebekah Miles

Major: Marine Science

Year: Junior

Hometown: Winchester, Kentucky


Maxwell Pate

Major: Intelligence and National Security

Minor: Cybersecurity

Year: Junior

Hometown: Lilburn, Georgia



Mackenzie Volpert

Major: Theater Arts

Year: Junior

Hometown: Highland Park, New Jersey


Sarah Grossbauer

Major: Political Science

Minor: Women and Gender Studies

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Grand Forks, North Dakota




Julia Illar

Major: Marine Science

Minor: Environmental Science

Year: Junior

Hometown: Lusby, Maryland

Annika Hardy

Major: Early Childhood Education

Year: Freshman

Hometown: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Alyssa Prelip

Major: Philosophy; Communications

Year: Sophomore

Hometown: Sacramento, California