Raleigh, NC, April 30, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Campbell Law School student Zoe Hansen has been named a recipient of the 2014-2015 Sarah Parker Scholarship Award by the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys (NCAWA). A Raleigh native, Hansen is a rising second-year student.
“I am excited and honored to be selected as a Sarah Parker Scholarship award recipient,” said Hansen. “There are many important legal issues that are being defined and debated today, and I look forward to being a part of the process.”
Hansen and six other scholarship recipients will be recognized at the NCAWA Spring Fling Conference being held on Friday, May 16 and Saturday, May 17 at Shell Island Resort in Wrightsville Beach, N.C.
“The entire Campbell Law community is proud of Zoe for receiving this award,” said Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard. “Chief Justice Parker is an exceptional leader and role model, and I have no doubt that Zoe will do well in honoring her as a recipient of this award.”
The award is named in honor of North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker. She has served in her current role since Feb. 1, 2006, and is also an active member on the Campbell Law Board of Visitors.
The NCAWA has nine chapters throughout the state, each hosting local meetings and networking events. Campbell Law Director of Student Life and Pro Bono Opportunities Beth Froehling serves on the NCAWA board of directors.
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Since its founding in 1976, the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. The school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 3,500 alumni, including 2,400 who reside and work in North Carolina. For 26 years, Campbell Law’s record of success on the North Carolina Bar Exam has been unsurpassed by any other North Carolina law school. In September 2009, Campbell Law relocated to a state-of-the-art building in downtown Raleigh. For more information, visit http://law.campbell.edu.