Awarded $2,500 on 8/8/2016
Cora is a senior at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana to pursue dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Sports Management and Individualized Multimedia Journalism. She grew up in a motorsports family and realized very young her talents in photojournalism and marketing. Cora respects the automotive technology, competition, safety innovations, and the integration of male and female athletes as a few of the many standards of motorsports. Cora currently works for the campus newspaper as photographer and writer, photography editor for the yearbook, graphic design chair for the University Programming Council, and promotions executive chair for the Athena Society. She is also a freelance promoter for Valparaiso University Athletics events and a lifelong Indy500 fan. Cora’s hometown is Portland, Oregon. The scholarship was sponsored by AutoBeat & Gardner Business Media.