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2014年,Scoppechio在路易斯维尔大学设立了“升学奖学金”,该奖项每年颁发给一位商学院的学生,以纪念我们的创始人,前首席执行官兼董事长Debbie Scoppechio。 作为一个即将离任的社区和商业领袖,黛比启发了路易斯维尔及其周边地区的无数年轻女性。

This scholarship was envisioned to uphold Debbie's legacy by creating opportunities for individuals who are passionate about the advertising and marketing fields and entrepreneurship.该奖学金旨在通过为热衷于广告和营销领域以及企业家精神的个人创造机会来维持Debbie的遗产。 Destiny Bell was awarded the命运钟被授予
2019-2020 Rise Above Scholarship by the University of Louisville.路易斯维尔大学(University of Louisville)颁发的XNUMX-XNUMX年度奖学金。 She embodies this passion and drive to succeed, and a few weeks ago, we had the immense pleasure of talking to her about her life story, the scholarship, and her future.她体现了这种激情和成功的动力,几周前,我们非常高兴与她谈论她的生活故事,奖学金和她的未来。

Our conversation began with Bell detailing her first year at Campbellsville University, where she attended on an academic and athletic scholarship for track and field as a graphic design major.我们的对话始于Bell详细介绍了她在坎贝尔斯维尔大学(Campbellsville University)学习的第一年,在那里她以平面设计专业的形式参加了田径运动的学术和运动奖学金。 Unfortunately, she suffered不幸的是,她遭受了
an injury that same year that caused a bulging disc and the end of her enrollment at the school.同年受伤,导致椎间盘膨出,并终止了她在学校的入学申请。 The injury meant she could no longer participate受伤意味着她不能再参加了
in the sport, forcing her to make some tough decisions without a scholarship's financial support.这项运动迫使她在没有奖学金资助的情况下做出艰难的决定。 After much determination and difficult经过坚定的决心和艰辛
conversations, she moved back to Louisville to be closer to her support network.谈话后,她搬回路易斯维尔,与她的支持网络更近了。 She enrolled part-time at the University of Louisville as a business major.她以商业专业的身份就读于路易斯维尔大学。 The shift in her interest to marketing also occurred during this transition while offering social media support for a small business owned在此过渡期间,她也将兴趣转移到了营销上,同时为一家小型企业提供社交媒体支持
由帮助她获得田径奖学金的教练。

When she moved back to the city, she faced a heavy workload, with six to seven days a week working at both Olive Garden and UPS while maintaining perfect attendance in her classes.当她回到城市时,她面临着繁重的工作,每周要在Olive Garden和UPS工作六到七天,同时还要保持完美的出勤率。 It was an impossible weight, but Bell persevered despite the constant reminder of her injury while spending 40+ hours per week on her feet.这是不可能的体重,但是贝尔不断地提醒她受伤,而每周要花费XNUMX个小时以上的脚来坚持下去。 The part-time enrollment also took its own toll as she realized how long it would take her to complete her coursework in order to graduate.非全日制入学率也给她带来了不小的损失,因为她意识到要毕业需要多长时间才能完成课程。 She was seeking guidance on what她正在寻找有关什么的指导
了解她在商学院获得升学奖学金时遇到的招生顾问所面临的困难。

The application required an essay submission, which she quickly completed.申请需要提交论文,她很快就完成了。 Bell recalls that it felt like a lifetime waiting to hear back, but that when she received the email notification announcing that she had been awarded the scholarship, she couldn't contain her excitement and was “literally jumping up and down.”贝尔回忆说,感觉就像一辈子在等待回音,但是当她收到一封电子邮件通知,宣布自己已获得奖学金时,她无法抑制自己的兴奋,而且“字面上是上下跳跃”。 The scholarship meant that she was奖学金意味着她是
能够退出UPS并增加她注册的课程数量以在2020年完成学位。

Quitting UPS meant that not only did she have more time to finish her coursework, but that she could also apply for marketing internships.退出UPS意味着她不仅有更多的时间来完成她的课程,而且她还可以申请市场营销实习。 As she was completing her coursework, Bell was offered a one-year internship at Berkshire Hathaway that introduced her to the world of real estate, which在完成课程工作后,贝尔在伯克希尔·哈撒韦公司(Berkshire Hathaway)获得了为期一年的实习机会,这使她进入了房地产世界。
现在她深深地热爱着。

Bell describes the scholarship and internship experience as being life-changing in that it opened up so many ideas about her future that she had never envisioned.贝尔形容奖学金和实习经历改变了人们的生活,因为它为她的未来开辟了许多她从未想过的想法。 At 22, she is currently pursuing her real estate license她现年XNUMX岁,正在申请房地产许可证
(她的课程的95%完成了),并且有发展Destiny Properties LLC的愿景,这是一家“一站式”风格的代理商,在
lending, commercial and private real estate, property management and a closing office.贷款,商业和私人房地产,物业管理和关闭办事处。 Her future is one that encompasses a “let's get you in the door” ethos in order to empower the Black community to increase property ownership.她的未来充满着“让我们进门”的思想,以赋予黑人社区增加财产所有权的能力。 She also foresees her company as a space to offer female mentorship and accessibility for upward mobility.她还预见到公司将是一个提供女性指导和无障碍向上活动空间的空间。

我们很荣幸与贝尔女士进行了对话,并深受她的故事启发。 我们为继续前进,消除障碍并扩大我们的社区而感动。 我们渴望为社区中的其他企业家提供支持,并鼓励您向UofL学生传播有关“超越奖学金”的字眼。

关于升学奖学金

奖学金每年颁发一次,该奖项是根据个人的经济需要和优点授予的。 捐助者表示强烈希望将奖项授予提供领导技能和专业潜力证据的女学生。 成功的申请人必须提供一篇论文,讨论学术和专业上的目标和抱负。 申请人必须对营销,企业家精神和/或广告表现出浓厚的教育兴趣。

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